New Book! Diverse Voices: A Common Solution

Diverse Voices: A Common Solution (#954) is a collection of member stories intended to both honor the incredible variety within our membership and illuminate how that variety shapes individual journeys to healing through our Twelve Steps of recovery. Compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors are the great unifiers of our Fellowship, and it is our … Continued

“Anonymity” Now Available in E-book Formats

In Anonymity: The Meaning and Application of Traditions Eleven and Twelve (#390), OA founder Rozanne S. discusses Traditions Eleven and Twelve and anonymity as a Spiritual Principle. Anonymity is now available in e-book formats from the following online retailers: Amazon Kindle Apple Books Barnes and Noble Nook Print copies of Anonymity remain available for purchase … Continued

Second Call for Mental Health and OA Recovery Stories

If you are managing a mental health issue and living in recovery, you can give valuable service to the entire Fellowship. We encourage you to download and share our flyer calling for stories for a new publication about mental health and recovery. We encourage you to share your experience, strength, and hope about: finding balance … Continued

Take Our Survey! ”Recovery: What Works for You?”

OA is revising a piece of literature on the topic of what recovery actions are most helpful to our members. Share your experience of what works for you and how you work it. Your answers will provide valuable insight. Take the survey here. While this survey is in English, we encourage service bodies to help non-English-speaking members … Continued

New Letter Template Can Help You Carry the Message to Health Care Educators and Their Students

OA’s Public Information and Professional Outreach (PIPO) Committee has just released a new letter template, titled Assisting Medical and Health Care Students and Professionals. This letter, intended for OA service bodies around the world to use when approaching institutions of higher health care learning, helps our service bodies arrange to make presentations about OA to doctors, nurses, counselors, … Continued

New E-book! Public Information and Professional Outreach Service Manual

The recently released Public Information and Professional Outreach Service Manual is now available as an e-book for the PIPO committee member on the go! The Manual contains comprehensive instructions and recommendations for outreach activities, including suggestions for writing press releases, bringing the message of OA to correctional facilities, engaging with health professionals, reaching out to … Continued

Professional Community Courier Updated to Issue III

Carry the message to health professionals with Issue III of the Professional Community Courier. The Courier is written by health professionals, for health professionals and aims to educate about the benefits the Overeaters Anonymous program offers to patients and clients. This issue includes moving testimonials from both a doctor who joined OA and found relief … Continued

Eligible Service Bodies May Distribute and Sell Translated OA Literature Worldwide

To better meet the ever-growing need for translated OA literature, the International Publications and Translations Committee wants all registered OA service bodies that have received License 2 to know they can distribute and sell translated work worldwide. This includes digital PDFs, print-on-demand publications, e-books, and traditional print publications. For more information and helpful links, see … Continued

New ‘Welcome’ Text Added to Suggested Meeting Formats

OA has added a new statement to the WELCOME section of certain suggested meeting formats: “Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous; we are a growing, evolving Fellowship with in-person and virtual meetings around the world. In OA, there are opportunities for recovery and to give service at local and virtual group, intergroup/service board, region, and world service … Continued

2024 Literature Catalog and Order Form Now Available

The World Service Office has published the 2024 OA Literature Catalog and Order Form. The Literature Catalog gives helpful descriptions of every OA-approved and Board-approved item sold by the World Service Office, and the Order Form can be used to reference prices and item numbers when placing an order by telephone or by mail. Download … Continued