Literature and Guides

Below is a list of written resources about the nature of our addiction and how we can best navigate our recovery journey. These resources have been written by our Web Content Committee and our Literature Committee. If you would like to share feedback or contribute to our efforts, we would love to hear from you or have you join one of our meetings. More details can be found on the Service Committees page.

Getting started

A Guide For Newcomers
A list of six simple suggestions for getting started in ITAA.

Tools of Recovery
Time-tested tools and strategies that can help us stay sober.

Discovering Sobriety Worksheet
A worksheet designed to help us map out our top, middle, and bottom lines with questions and prompts to follow along with.

Recovery Stories
Recorded and written stories from recovered members of ITAA.

ITAA Welcome Pamphlet
A printable trifold pamphlet that gives an overview of the ITAA program (A4) (printing instructions).

The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of ITAA
The guiding principles of our program.

Deepening our recovery

Navigating Withdrawals
A description of the withdrawals process, along with recovery stories from four members.

Understanding Sobriety, Slips, and Relapses
An overview of what sobriety means in ITAA, as well as how to prevent and grow from slips and relapses.

Making Outreach Calls
A guide to calling other members outside of meetings, one of the vital tools of our recovery.

The Importance of Sponsorship
Sponsorship is an informal relationship in which a more experienced member of ITAA helps guide us through recovery.

How to Work the Steps
Resources we can use to work the Twelve Steps.

The Scientific Evidence Regarding Internet and Technology Addiction
An overview of the effects and consequences of internet and technology addiction.

Being of service

Leading and Strengthening Meetings
A comprehensive guide to creating strong, healthy, and growing meetings.

A Guide to Group Consciences
A detailed overview of the group conscience process through which we make group decisions.

Safety in ITAA
A guide to responding to unsafe or inappropriate behavior.

Group Service Representatives
A GSR represents an individual group at our International Service Meetings.

Page last updated on December 3, 2023