Website Links

 
The following are some external resources.
 
Wikipedia

Google

 

Addiction Recovery Links

Higher Calling - website dedicated for recovery from sexual addiction

MyAddiction.com -online resource for recovery and addiction NEW

National Association for Christian Recovery

Overcomers Outreach, Inc
Soberpedia
Sober.com - gateway to many resources for those in recovery.
Sober Recovery - great website, has lot of links
Sponsor to Sponsor - website that gives strong program principles as well as a Christian approach to the steps.  It makes no excuse for their strong stance and opinions.
StepStudy.org - Great website into the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and how it relates to Christianity.
The Jaywalker.com --a website dedicated to recovery principles.
The Bedevilments vs. the Promises of AA -this contrasts what addiction does to us with what recovery grants us.
XA-Speakers.org - Audio Downloads for recovery addicts of all the major groups:  AA, Alanon, SA, SAA, S-Anon, DA, GA, NA, OA, etc.  The downloads are free and can be used for daily connection with the 12 step program.
12 Step Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)  
Snohomish Co. AA
Al-Anon/Al-ATeen
Al-Anon Greater Seattle Area
Al-Anon District 23
Debtors Anonymous (DA)
Debtors Anonymous - Washington State WA
AA List Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
GA Washington State  
Gam-Anon - for family and friends for those who have problem gambling    
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)  
NA-Everett Area
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
OA-Seattle   Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
SA - Puget Sound  
S-Anon    
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
SAA Washington State  
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
SLAA-Washington State  
Workaholics Anonymous
12 Step Support Groups (Meetings Lists)              
Local Meeting Schedules
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting List (Greater Seattle Area) This list covers from the Eastside (North Bend) to West Seattle.  From the North (Shoreline, Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mill Creek) to the South (Federal Way, Enumclaw).  Open the list the day you want the meeting for.
Alcoholic Anonymous Meeting List (Western Washington) Look for your particular area or district for the list.
Al-Anon District 22 (Edmonds/Lynnwood) 
Al-Anon District 23 (Everett/Marysville/Arlington)
Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Schedule - Seattle/Everett area
Sexaholics Anonymous Meetings List in Puget Sound (in PDF Format)
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) and Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) in Puget Sound Area (MS Word format) (in PDF Format)
Puget Sound Area Wide Meeting list for SA, SAA, SLAA, COSA, and S-anon. This is in a MS doc format, but comes up HTML sometimes.  This is only meeting list for Co-addicts of Sex addicts

12 Step Phone Meetings
Phone meetings are a great way to supplement your recovery when you can make a face to face meeting.  Follow the directions on the site.  They have the structure just like face to face meetings with just a few variations.
DA Phone Meeting List
SA Phone Meeting List 
Step Worksheets

Step One Writing Guide by Erik Bohlin
Steps Two/Three Writing Guide by Erik Bohlin (in MS Word) (in PDF Format)
4th Step Inventory Handout (PDF format)
4th Step-List of Resentment Form (PDF format)
4th Step-List of Fears Form (PDF format)
4th Step worksheet for Alcoholism (in MS Word) (in PDF format)
The Twelve Steps for Sponsors

Alcoholics Anonymous History

Anne Smith's Journal - Dr. Bob's wife's journal.  Handwritten version. Very interesting reading.
Silkworth.net - AA History

Anger Management
Northwest Family Life Learning and Counseling Center (LOCAL) Christian based anger management program located in Northgate and Federal Way, Washington.
Conflict911.com - website with over a 1000 articles on conflict management and assertiveness.

Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD's Brain Trail: Cerebral clues emerge for attention disorder - Laboratory of Neuro Imaging from UCLA
Brain-Imaging Study Sheds More Light on Underlying Cause of ADHD - Laboratory of Neuro Imaging from UCLA

Bipolar Disorder
About Bipolar Disorder
Mentalhealth.net
The Winds of Change: Bipolar Online Support Group
Bipolar Disorder - National Institute of Mental Health

Brain Research
3-D Brain Anatomy - this site has a great learning tool for regions of the brain from PBS' The Secret Life of the Brain
Limbic System Interactive -  click on each part and definition will show up
"This is You Brain on Meth: A Forest Fire of Damage" - Laboratory of Neuro Imaging at UCLA 

Cancer
Running the Race - blog by Dana Chrysler in her fight against cancer and the journey that continues.

Counseling Resources
CounselingNetwork.com
Christian Network Forum - recovery network of Christian therapists and pastors who work in recovery from sexual addiction in the Seattle/Bellevue area.

Counselors (Recommended)  These are the counselor's Erik Recommends.  He has known them for years and would go see them himself if they weren't friends. To go to page with more explanation.

John Eilertsen M.S (425) 239-6689 5108 196th Street South West SUITE 103, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Suzan Scudder, M.A. (425) 778-1246  5108 196th Street South West SUITE 103, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Patty Brinkley, M.S. (425) 931-1704 5108 196th Street South West SUITE 103, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Rosalia Cardenas-McDonnell, M.A  (425) 337-8500 16000 Bothell Everett Hwy Mill Creek, WA 98012

Kathleen Myhre, MSW (360) 563-0847 312 Maple Avenue SUITE B Snohomish, WA 98290

Sue Peterson, M.S. 509-341-4487 105 Norfolk Road, Box 1022, Winthrop, WA 98862 email:  suepetersonms@yahoo.com

Steven Dill, M.A.  (206) 818-9546   611 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020 

Counselors (I have heard good things about)

These counselors I have heard good things about, but am actually still getting to know them.

Kira Love, M.A.

Erica Baxter,  LMHC, M.Div., MAC - 425-241-3098  www.erikabaxter.com

Emmaus Counseling - a good number of counselor in Woodinville, WA.  I know Dr. Rich Wemhoff and would highly recommend him or anyone he would work with.

Eastside Domestic Violence - LifeWire - I knew the former director and was impressed with their work.

Depression

Teen Depression - good information on depression in teens.

Domestic Violence and Anger

ProtectionOrder.org - information on Domestic Violence and how to obtain the necessary forms 

Drug Abuse 

This is You Brain on Meth: A Forest Fire of Damage - Laboratory of Neuro Imaging at UCLA

DUI

DUIFoundation - non-profit organization to assist in prevention of drinking and driving and education about DWI.  

New York DWI - non-profit organization to assist in prevention of drinking and driving and education about DWI.

 Eating Disorders

Freedom from Eating Disorders - providing hope, encouragement and good information for those who struggle with eating disorders

Filtering for the Internet

Safe Eyes - software that works with any connection, filtering and monitoring activity on the web.

Safe Families - Christian site dedicated to helping protect children from pornography on the internet.  Has good resources on free filtering, education for parents and resources for sexual addiction.  Be sure to watch their Online Safety Workshop for parents.

Financial Help

Debtors Anonymous - 12 step support group for those suffering compulsive debt, spending and under-earning.  Great site for self employed.

Solvency.org - website that provides literature and links for Debtors Anonymous.

Lighthouse Credit Foundation - a great resource to help you get out of debt.

 Compulsive Gambling

www.ProblemGambling.com

List of Treatment Centers for Compulsive GamblersHumor

Rent-a-Sponsor - this humorous satire helps us keep the relationship with a sponsor in perspective and helps one do the necessary work for recovery.

 

Gaming and Internet AddictionreStart - treatment for compulsive gaming, screen and internet addiction

 Nutrition and Physical Health

The World's Healthiest Foods by the George Mateljan Foundation.  This site has a list of the most healthiest foods.  Look for the list and click on a particular food and it will give the data regarding its nutritious value and why it was selected.  

Medication Information

 Medline Plus Medication Information

Rational Principles of Psychotropic Medication - Peter Breggin MD

The Worlds Healthiest Foods by the George Mateljan Foundation.  This site has a list of the most healthiest foods.  Look for the list and click on a particular food and it will give the data regarding its

 Meaning in Life

Viktor Frankl addresses students in Toronto - a video of lecture give to students in Toronto about Man's Search for Meaning.  Opens up in Windows Media Player.

Medical Insurance (Erik recommends)

 Benefits NW - Jesse Haugh, Insurance Adviser  425-353-9763    8620 Holly Drive, Suite 220, Everett, WA 98208    - Erik's note:  I have worked with Jesse for some years now and find him to be very good at helping you find the medical insurance plan that is the best for you and your family.

 Personality Testing

Enneagram Online Screen Test - FreeNaturopathic Physicians

Dr. Scott Rose -Market Street Integrative Medicine - Kirkland, WA

Dr. Stephanie Taylor-White - Monroe, WA

Organizations

Here are some resource pages that can assist you in your counseling and healing.

American Association of Christian Counselors -This is a resource for Christian Counselors.  It has many links to helpful treatment programs, workshops and conferences.
Christian Recovery International - An organization dedicated to help Christians who struggle with alcoholism, addiction, codependency and abuse.

American Academy of Pain Management -Site that helps individual who suffer from chronic pain.

SoberRecovery.com - this site is a gateway to resources for those recovering from addiction.  It has mental health providers, resources for youth and their families.

Hazelden - Where Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Began.

Research Institute on Addictions - An outstanding resource for families and researchers!

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration - (SAMHSA) A United States Department of Health site dedicated to mental health. Related sites:

SAMHSA Center For Mental Health Services

SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Prevention and Treatment - A Peer Reviewed Electronic Journal Published by the American Psychological Association

Drug Addiction and Drug Rehabilitation Resources

(Against) Pornography and Obscenity

Enough is Enough -Organization dedicated to fighting obscenity.

Legal Definitions of Pornography and Obscenity -This information is quite interesting.  There are laws that aren't being enforced.

Definitions of Pornography and Obscenity

Psychiatrists

Dr. Rodolfo Trivisonno - Psychiatrist that I can recommend.  Uses alternative approach.

Dr. Joseph Stoklosa - McLean Hospital - affiliate at Harvard.  Teaches at Harvard.  I met him at a training and find him very knowledge and an excellent clinician.

Self Harm

Self-Injury.org - this site is useful for the Christian who struggles with cutting and self harm.

Sexual Abuse

StopitNow - Stop It Now!� prevents the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed.  Has great pamphlets to download.

Sexuality and Sexual Addiction
Bebroken - ministry for recovery from sexual addiction
eXXit.org - ministry and Bible Study for those who want freedom from pornography.
Freetobeme - this site helps gender confused youth and those that struggle with homosexual feelings.
Faithful and True Ministries - Christian recovery ministry for individuals and couples who struggle because of sexual addiction. 
Higher Calling - website dedicated for recovery from sexual addiction
Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity (ISSI)
MarkBrouwer.com -  This blog offers the latest information about sex addiction, pornography, recovery coaching, and healthy leadership
People Can Change - website dedicated to help people change unwanted same sex attraction and homosexuality
Denver SA and Phone Meetings - Phone meetings you can call in and connect with a group.  Not meant to replace normal face to face meetings, but good resource.

SA Resources for Unwanted Same Sex Attraction

Supplements
Tryptophan and Depression:  Can diet alone be the answer?  Study which challenges the use of dietary tryptophan to help increase serotonin levels assisting in depression.

Treatment Centers for Alcohol/Drug Abuse
Cedar Grove, Port Angeles, WA and Forks, WA - Gill Orr, CDP  Hana Ingalls, MA, CDPT
Hazelden - Springbrook, Newberg, Oregon
New Beginnings Detox - detox center in Florida offers many choice, even detox at home treatment.
Northbound Treatment - has a Christian track, uses Neurofeedback, detox upon admission, treatment for opiate use.
Promises - Treatment center in Los Angeles.  Uses Neurofeedback as part of their program.  I feel that neurofeedback is on the cutting edge helping addicts get recovery and a pretty good life afterward. 
Sundown M Ranch - a quality residential treatment program for alcohol/drug addiction for teens and adults located in Selah, Washington.
Sober Living by the Sea - treatment center in Newport Beach, California
 
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