Celebrate Milestones with New 45- and 50-Year Anniversary Medallions

Two brand-new anniversary medallions—celebrating 45 and 50 years of abstinence, respectively—are now available in the OA bookstore for US$2.00! The 45-year medallion can be found under inventory #4845, and the 50-year medallion under #4850. Pick up one of these bronze medallions for yourself or for a fellow OA member to honor this incredible commitment. Together … Continued

Revised: Policy Statements Related to Unity With Diversity, Approved Literature

The 2023 World Service Business Conference drew to a close on April 29, marking the successful conclusion of OA’s annual business meeting. Among the consequential items considered, delegates adopted revised policy statements strengthening OA’s ongoing commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive Fellowship. The following policies have been revised: “Unity with Diversity” Policy (Business Conference … Continued

New! Send an E-book to Your Health Provider to Carry the Message

Announcing a new way to carry our message to health care providers! OA’s newest digital pamphlet, When Should I Refer Someone to Overeaters Anonymous?, can be easily gifted to the recipient of your choice via their email address. When Should I Refer Someone to Overeaters Anonymous? To Members of the Helping Professions (#770) is a … Continued

New Skit: One Piece of Literature

Share the message that we have many OA resources to help us along the journey to recovery. Use this One Piece of Literature Skit to present a fun reminder of the diversity of our literature and our approaches to the Twelve Steps.

NEW! Twelve Traditions Workbook Now in the OA Bookstore

The Twelve Traditions Workbook of Overeaters Anonymous is designed to be an in-depth companion piece to our flagship book, The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, inspiring compulsive eaters to work through all Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, just as they have worked through the Twelve Steps. As stated in the introduction, “The Spiritual Principles of … Continued

2023 Literature Catalog and Order Form Available Now

Our OA literature serves two purposes: 1) bringing hope for continued recovery to both our members and those who still suffer and 2) aiding in creating revenue for the WSO so that we may further carry the message of OA. In that vein, as announced in November 2022, Overeaters Anonymous has made necessary increases in … Continued

New! To the Man E-book

The pamphlet To the Man Who Wants to Stop Compulsive Overeating, Welcome, first published in 1979, is the latest piece of OA literature to be made available in both print and digital formats. To the Man provides encouragement to male-identified OA members by compiling a series of candid personal recovery stories from men in OA. Keep an eye … Continued

Twelve Concepts Pamphlet Published as E-book

The Twelve Concepts of OA Service, an explanatory guide to our OA service principles, is the newest OA pamphlet to be converted to an e-book and made available on popular digital platforms. These Concepts—from the ideas of unity and trust to delegation and dialogue—help OA members, groups, and service bodies apply the Steps and Traditions effectively … Continued

Read Recovery Stories for Free at OAlifeline.org

Read real stories of recovery written by OA members for free on your computer or smartphone when you visit oalifeline.org. OAlifeline.org was the digital version of Lifeline magazine until the end of 2020. Now discontinued, oalifeline.org is free for any OA member to read while it remains online. Visit today and discover more than a … Continued