Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public and professional awareness and understanding of addictive/compulsive sexual behavior and its associated negative consequences. It was originally formed under the name National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (NCSAC). SASH aims to provide access to education, information, and referral resources. The official journal of the society is Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.
Goals and objectives
- Promote public and professional access to information and resources about the disorders of sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity and sexual offending
- Support research in the field of sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity and sexual offending
- Promote acceptance of the diagnosis of sexual addiction and sexual compulsivity
- Promote appropriate training and education conducive to prevention, intervention and treatment of sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity and sexual offending
- Encourage communication and collaboration among treatment models and available resources
- Provide international education opportunities through newsletters, journals, conferences and the media
- Discern and respond to the stigmatization of sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity and sexual offending
- Official Site of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
- Delmonico, D. L. (2005). Editorial: Sexual addiction and compulsivity: Watching the field evolve. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 12, 1-2.