How does OA Work? Alongside You!

We follow suggested Principles:
Within Overeaters Anonymous, we follow suggested principles to ensure the survival and growth of the many groups that compose OA. One of our principles – neutrality – stems from Tradition 10 which states that OA has no opinion on outside issues; hence, the OA name ought never be drawn into public controversy. If you would like to learn more about Tradition 10, please click here to video a short video.

And we Work Alongside You!
OA works alongside many like you, complementing your recommendations. What OA offers is an ongoing support system for members that encourages them to help one another – thereby weakening their isolation and loneliness. In OA, we have experienced that we get better together.

To read the latest News and Information for The Professional Community, check out this free issue of the Courier. In this free newsletter, you can read what other professionals have to say about Overeaters Anonymous.

If you would like to speak to someone at OASV on the Professional Outreach Committee, to learn more or to have free literature or a presentation brought into your organization, then please call or text (408) 839-8153 or send email to Please allow up to 48 hours for a return reply – most requests honored within the hour.

Would you like to get to know OA better?
If you are curious about how Overeaters Anonymous Silicon Valley can help the patients, clients, students, staff, or community members you serve – then isn’t it time you got to know OA?

Register to attend a FREE “Get to know OA” workshop tailored to Professionals just like you from 7-8pm, Pacific time:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021

When should I refer someone to OA?
What OA Claims
OA 2017 Survey
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