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  • OA Men's Retreat - Oct 25-27, 2019 Bay Area OA and HOW Intergroups PresentThe 17th AnnualMen in Recovery RetreatOctober 25th - 27thVilla Maria del Mar (at the beach) 21918 E. Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 7:00 AM by oasv webmaster
  • Support OA meeting. Wed 6:00pm at Billy DeFrank Center. 938 The Alameda, San Jose. Ramp and elevator availableVTA bus 22
    Posted Jul 11, 2019, 7:16 PM by oasv webmaster
  • Visit OA Podcast page Anonymity and Humility: these are the spiritual Principles underlying the Eleventh Tradition and the Eleventh Concept of OA Service. Visit OA.org's podcast page to download or stream interesting ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2019, 7:26 PM by oasv webmaster
  • Be sure to download "From Slip or Relapse to Recovery" Here's a great resource for download: From Slip or Relapse to Recovery. It's for any OA member who is struggling with abstinence and for sponsors. Print it out ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2019, 7:19 PM by oasv webmaster
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Upcoming Events

Retreats and Events

Moro Bay Speaker Meeting
Falling into steps 6 through 10
Saturday September 14 from Noon to 4:30

A DAY IN OA-PRACTICAL ABSTINENCE

Join us for an interactive day with speakers sharing their experiences, tips and tricks on how to remain abstinent and sane through some of life's biggest stressors

OA Men's Retreat

Bay Area OA and HOW Intergroups Present
The 17th Annual
Men in Recovery Retreat

October 25th - 27th
Villa Maria del Mar (at the beach) 
21918 E. Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz, CA. (831) 475-1236



Overeaters Anonymous Silicon Valley (OASV) Intergroup serves OA meetings in Santa Clara County, California, mainly Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, and Sunnyvale. Questions? Call us at (408) 940-6278. Come to an Intergroup meeting.

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What is Overeaters Anonymous?

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using theTwelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another's anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.

Unlike other organizations, OA is not just about weight loss, obesity or diets—it addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. OA is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. To address weight loss, OA encourages members to develop a food plan with a health care professional and a sponsor. If you want to stop your compulsive eating, welcome to Overeaters Anonymous.

Check out the information on our New To OA pages. 

OA is open to people with all types of bodies. You do not have to be overweight to benefit from the program. As Tradition 3 states: "The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively." 

It is possible to eat compulsively without gaining weight —as in cases of anorexia or bulimia. People with these eating disorders can also benefit from the program. 

For information about OA in Spanish, visit http://espanol.oa.org/. To find our Spanish-language meetings here in Silicon Valley, call (408) 775-0097 or visit our Meetings pages.

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