Below we have provided suggestions for filters, apps and recovery resources. These independent platforms are separate to Youth Wellbeing Project and provided for informational purposes only. We recommend that users of our site investigate the right platform(s) for you and your family.

Youth may find assistance through the support of school wellbeing teams or community counsellors/psychologists; in Australia, Kids Helpline is available for anyone up to the age of 25 years.

Filters and apps
Online Recovery Programs and Forums
Accountability Platforms
Support Groups & Counselling
Books
Get Informed

Filters and Apps

Safe Surfer – COMPLETE 24/7 PROTECTION. Protect all devices connected to your Home WiFi and your mobile devices with Safe Surfer.

Circle – manage all your family’s connected devices—wherever they are, wherever they go.

Addicted to porn?

Reboot your brain. Reboot your life.
Brainbuddy rewires your brain, helping you create healthy new synaptic pathways that free you from porn addiction. Forever.

XBlock Porn Blocker – Block Porn on your iPhone and iPad. Safe Browsing in Safari by Blocking Millions of Porn Sites and Filtering Explicit Content. Only on iOS. COST – $46.99 AUD

Product Review: Protective Software Programs for Recovering Sex and Love Addicts – a collection of recommended resources provided by addiction and mental health expert, Robert Weiss.

Online Recovery Programs and Forums

Fortify Program is designed to equip individuals struggling with compulsive pornography use – young and old – with tools, education and community to assist them in reaching lasting freedom. Their mission is to help spark an uprising of people tired of porn messing with their lives – and ready for something far better. The perfect tool help change behaviour – free for youth aged 13-17. Affordable for those aged 18 and over.

NoFap® is a comprehensive sexual health platform. They’re here to help you quit porn, improve your relationships, and reach your sexual health goals. Science-based, secular, and sex-positive.

Reddit NoFap: Partake in the ultimate challenge. This is a web community that hosts challenges in which users (“Fapstronauts”) abstain from pornography and masturbation for a period of time (“fapstinence” or “rebooting”). Whether your goal is casual participation in a monthly challenge as a test of self-control, or whether excessive masturbation or pornography has become a problem in your life and you want to quit for a longer period of time, you will find a supportive community and plenty of resources.

Emergency NoFap App

Reboot Nation help people reboot their brains with encouragement and education. Reboot is a complete rest from artificial sexual stimulation (i.e. pornography). They are a community of people who have discovered the negative effects of pornography. If you or loved ones struggle with porn addiction and/or porn-induced sexual dysfunctions, this place may be for you!

Universal Man is about becoming the man that you admire. They support men to quit porn and go on a pathway to masculine transformation.

30 DAY  PORN ADDICTION PROGRAM – designed to get you started on your porn-free journey. It is 100% online which can be accessed anywhere in the world, at any time. It is jam-packed with support, training and education around how men heal through sex and intimacy, and how to kick the habit for good.

Your Brain Rebalanced is a forum for overcoming Pornography Addiction and Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction

STRIVE – Thousands of Men are Breaking Free from Porn with STRIVE. Discover the keys to a life of freedom through the STRIVE 21-Day Challenge.

Strive has been developed in conjunction with Matt Fradd on behalf of a Catholic Church entity.

Accountability Platforms

Accountability Platforms are commonly used in faith-based settings. Covenant Eyes and X3 Watch and X3groups are Christian organisations.

Covenant Eyes – Beat Porn. Together. Designed to help you and those you love live free from pornography through the power of screen accountability.

X3 Watch – internet accountability for men and women who want to live porn-free.

X3groups – online small groups for men or women that meet at the same time every week. These groups are led by trained men and women who will help you find freedom, accountability and community.

Support Groups & Counselling

Addicted to Internet Porn provides a free book, videos, and articles. One-On-One Phone/Video Coaching Sessions and Custom Coaching Plans are available.

rTribe – Live connected. Feel better. Online counseling, coaching, and healing in community.

Go for Greatness is a not for profit organisation registered in the USA and Australia whose primary purpose is to educate people about the harmful effects of pornography and connect those in need to professional help. Go for Greatness partners with churches, universities, schools, businesses and other organisations to run events and tours and offers support and connections to both faith-based and secular individuals and organisations.

Books

Get Informed

It’s often the case that when people educate themselves about the extensive harms of pornography, they find it much easier to not consume it.

Culture Reframed is the first organization to recognize and address hypersexualized media and pornography as “the public health crisis of the digital age.” Founded by internationally renowned scholar and activist Dr. Gail Dines, Culture Reframed is comprised by a multidisciplinary team of experts and scholars helping to build the public’s capacity to deal with mainstream hardcore online pornography.

Curious about the latest research on internet porn’s effects? Wondering about sexual dysfunction? Escalation to extreme material? Low desire for partnered sex? Social anxiety, cognitive problems, lack of motivation? Your Brain on Porn may have the information you’re looking for.

eChildhood is an Australian registered health promotion charity dedicated to mobilising responses that reduce the harmful effects of pornography on children and young people.

The Light Project is a charitable trust founded in 2017 by a small team of sexual and public health experts. The project is a pilot project that aims to help youth, their whānau, schools and wider communities to positively navigate the new porn landscape in Aotearoa (New Zealand).

The Reward Foundation are a key source of evidence-based information about love relationships and the various risks of watching too much pornography.

Fight the New Drug – a non-religious and non-legislative organization that exists to provide individuals the opportunity to make an informed decision regarding pornography by raising awareness on its harmful effects using only science, facts, and personal accounts.