Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive eating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.
There are no dues or fees for members; we are self-supporting through our own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine; we take no position on outside issues.
In OA you’ll find members who are extremely overweight, even morbidly obese, moderately overweight, average weight or underweight.
The symptoms are as varied as our membership: obsession with body weight, size or shape. Eating binges or grazing. Inability to stop eating. Preoccupation with diets. Starving. Excessive exercise. Inducing vomiting after eating. Excessive use of diuretics and laxatives. Fantasies about food. Constant preoccupation with food. Using food as a reward or for comfort.
The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.
Please take the time to look over our information, contact us with any questions, and if you think you may be one of us please attend a meeting. See our Meetings list for times and directions and feel free to call the meeting contact person for more details or with any questions. You can also email us at OAquestions.
Utah Soaring Intergroup performs the following tasks for the members and groups in the state:
Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive eating and to carry the message of recovery through the Twelve Steps of OA to those who still suffer.
We are fortunate to have a fantastic Intergroup. We work together, we have fun, we love each other and we love Overeaters Anonymous. Come join us help the compulsive eater who still suffers. (See Meetings for schedule and location.)Utah Soaring Intergroup
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Are you in an area without OA meetings? Unable to attend a face-to-face meeting? We need to get in touch with you and offer support you can use. Please see our Meetings page and the section on “Outliers”.
To directly support Utah Soaring, please go to the intergroup donation page. Thank you!
Another new year, another new year’s resolution.... Thinking of starting 2018 with some REAL New Year's resolutions this year, and this time, REALLY, REALLY keeping them? There may be a better way!
This year will be the year I lose the weight. This will be the year I start exercising regularly. This will be the year I give up sweets. This will be the year I stop lying to myself, my friends and my family about what and how much I actually eat. Have you ever heard yourself make these promises, maybe even wrote them down and posted them on the refrigerator, only to be back in your old patterns within days or weeks? Join us as we talk to OA members who have been there and found another way in OA.
Full weekend Region III convention in April 2018! Come join us for a weekend of inspiring workshops, including a Big Book workshop presented by our keynote speaker. Please see Events page for details.
Electronic registration on the internet is now available! Check the new link on the Events page!
Many of us have found this useful to help determine if we have a problem with compulsive eating: Fifteen Questions
We have a tremendious asset if we can exeriance on a continuing, individual basis with another compulsive eater discussions on how they recovered and help us see how we can apply their learning to our situation. Please see List of Sponsors for a copy.
OA’s international magazine, serves as your indispensable “meeting on the go.”
A free sample issue of Lifeline is available. Check it out!
See Be a Rep for info.