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What is Overeaters Anonymous?

Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. 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.

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.

What is Region Ten?

Region Ten consists of Overeaters Anonymous meetings and Intergroups from the following geographical locations: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, SouthEast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

We currently hold meetings in Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Region Ten is one of the ten regions organized to serve communication between groups and Intergroups within and between each region and OA worldwide.

Visit the OA website for more information about Overeaters Anonymous .

What is the Purpose of Region Ten?

Region Ten′s purpose is to practice and safe guard the Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Twelve Concepts of Service of Overeaters Anonymous.

We also:

  • Maintain direct communication with groups, Intergroups and Service Boards
  • Sponsor an annual conventions & assembly
  • Publish a newsletter
  • Support Officers’ expenses
  • Offer support and advice to Intergroups and unaffiliated groups with difficult situations involving the Twelve Traditions.