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What can you expect?

What exactly is an OA meeting like?

Find a meeting you may want to check out and show up. Expect about an hour for the meeting. At the meeting you will meet others by a simple first name introduction and a genuine welcome. The meeting will have various readings and members sharing their journeys, which will allow you to learning more about OA. Participate as much or as little as you want. You are welcome to share but you don’t have to. If you have questions, you can talk with individual members after the meeting. Congratulations—you completed your first meeting!

At OA there’s …

  • No weigh-in
  • No membership fee
  • No judgment
  • No religion (we’re a spiritual group)
  • A safe place for everyone (all genders, races, ages, sexual orientations, sizes)
  • A program that works
  • Hope
  • …and there are people who will understand

Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous!