Overeaters Anonymous

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Program Information
NTEE Code: 
F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Mission Statement: 

To aid those with the problem of compulsive overeating to overcome that problem through a 12-step program of recovery, to promote the public health, and to work with and furnish charitable and cultural assistance to those with problems of obesity.


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.
Over 6500 weekly face-to-face, telephone, and online OA meetings in about 80 countries.
Over 100 books, pamphlets and other items to guide and support recovery.
Member-written magazine, 10 issues/year
Quarterly newsletter
Web site with extensive resources for newcomers and ongoing members and groups

Populations Served: 
All Populations
Counties Served: 
Year Founded: 
Annual Budget: 
$1,000,000 - $4,999,999
10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director: 
Naomi Lippel
Board and Volunteer Positions: 
Does not accept volunteer or board inquires
Nonprofit Status: 
Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: 
Direct Services

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Last Updated Date: 
Apr 7 2014

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