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Compulsive Pornography Use or Addiction

There is hope for those who struggle with addiction. Learn how to combat addiction with these resources.

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If you struggle with compulsive pornography use or addiction there are vast resources to help you. The information and resources for addressing this compulsive behavior are numerous. You will need to commit yourself to a change in lifestyle, understand what research from both the fields of psychology and medicine have discovered, and create your own individual plan of action that you will live by daily. Here are some resources to help you start your journey.

Additional Resources

Resources for Understanding and Treating Compulsive Pornography Use or Addiction:

The following resources are not created, maintained, or controlled by BYU-Idaho and are intended to serve as an educational resource. BYU-Idaho does not endorse any content that is not in keeping with university policy or doctrines and teaching of the Church.
Addressing Pornography
Helpful articles and information from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for those struggling or those who have family or friends that are struggling.

Read the Article
Your Brain on Porn
Find out how pornography use affects your brain.

More on the Brain
Landscape of the Mind: Addiction Explained
Learn what happens in the mind because of addiction.

Watch the Video
12 Steps to Change
Program created by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help those struggling with addiction.

Program Information

BYU-Idaho Resources

Visit the Provident Living site or call 208 529 5276 to locate 12-step meetings or to learn of the Church's Provident Living counseling resources.
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Visit the BYU-Idaho Counseling Center website to learn about the university counseling center’s men’s groups or individual counseling for addiction.

TAO (Therapy Assistance Online)
-Let Go and Be Well
-Calming Your Worry
-Recovery Skills and Topics

Visit TAO