Meetings provide a vital connection for our members and OA-curious people. Most of us find that the more we listen to each other the more we realize how alone we are NOT. If suffer from food and/or body obsession, shame or any of the many negative emotions that come with untreated food addiction please, attend six different meetings before you decide if OA is for you.
If you are part of an underrepresented group in OA, you may want to try a Special Focus Meeting. There are Special Focus Meetings for a variety of underrepresented groups. Some external websites listing these are on our special focus page HERE. Please note the time zone for each. All OA meetings are open to ALL members; however, Special Focus Meetings can help some members feel more at home.
And don’t forget our tradition of anonymity to those outside of the meetings: