Can you be our next Lifeline Rep?
Speak to anyone who attends intergroup; better yet, come to our next meeting!
What is Overeaters Anonymous?
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.
Overeaters Anonymous: Many Symptoms, the OA Solution
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.
Is Overeaters Anonymous for me?
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
What is Utah Soaring Intergroup?
Utah Soaring Intergroup performs the following tasks for the members
and groups in the state:
Publishing a monthly newsletter to keep the membership informed
about the groups and about upcoming OA events, distributing up-to-date directories
of all nearby meetings and other information.
Maintaining a website to keep the membership informed about meetings
and events and informing the general public of the purpose of OA.
Maintaining the OA listings in the local telephone books, handling
telephone and mail inquiries and routing them to local groups.
Sponsoring and arranging workshops, retreats, conventions, and
other events for the membership.
Handling public information requests from local news media, arranging
radio or TV spot announcements or programs about OA, and furnishing OA speakers
for outside organizations.
Raising funds and sending delegates to the regional assemblies
and the World Service Conference, OA’s annual business meeting. Here the delegates
listen, take notes, vote and bring back the information to the Intergroup.
Maintaining committees to help such as Hotline, Young People,
Lifeline, Newsletter, Sponsorship, Twelfth Step Within, etc.
Helping to find sponsors for new members.
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
PO Box 65035
Salt Lake City, UT 84165
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Join us February 28th to celebrate our worldwide unity and find out all about the program of OA!
See the Events page for informaton.
Welcoming the Newcomer
If you're new to the ideas of OA, we have some information you will find useful.
We have put together some thoughts on what OA is and have tried to explain some
of the terms and concepts you will find in our meetings.