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Overeaters Anonymous, Inc. - OA

Organization URL(s)

www.oa.org/

Other Contact Information

PO Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
505-891-2664 (Voice)
505-891-4320 (FAX)

Description

Overeaters Anonymous (OA), found in 1960, is a twelve-step recovery program patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous. The specific and primary purpose of the corporation is to aid those with the problem of compulsive overeating to overcome that problem through a Twelve-step program of recovery. The general purpose and power is to promote the public health and to work with and furnish charitable and cultural assistance to those with problems of obesity. No membership dues or fees are required for participation in OA. The organization is self-supporting through members’ voluntary donations and the sale of OA literature.

Online Resources

Print Resources

Informative pamphlets and books are published describing the OA 12-Step recovery program and explaining the problem of compulsive overeating to families and health professionals. Some publications may be viewed or downloaded at http://bookstore.oa.org/.

Review Date

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011