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NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust

Overeaters Anonymous UK

Local and national service offering 12 step recovery plan to sufferers through local fellowships

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Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating by following the 12-step recovery plan. Overeaters Anonymous UK is part of an international collection of fellowships.

Who is this service for?

Everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. The 12-step recovery plan can work for anyone with any kind of eating problem. Anyone wanting to promote the recovery programme and help other sufferers, with the opportunity to get involved in the policy and governing of OA nationally and internationally.

How this service can help you

Overeaters Anonymous follows the 12 step recovery plan and offers local meetings with other sufferers and recovered sufferers. There may be meetings online or by telephone which can be found via the website. Their primary purpose is supporting each other to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer. There is literature available to buy on the site. Meetings can be started with two or more members and OA will help new groups to start. 

Facilities available

Local meetings are held throughout the country and the South and East England Intergroup includes meetings in Cambridge, St Neots and Godmanchester. See the website for details of locations and times. A meeting is two or more members getting together to share their personal experience, and the strength and hope OA has given them. Online shop for literature. Information for press and media; national and international involvement driving policy and governance.

How do I access this service?


Where is it?

You can write to : 
OAGB Ltd.,
483 Green Lanes 
N13 4BS

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Contact the service

T 07000 784 985 

No email address given, online enquiry form only

When is the service open?

See the website for local meeting times 

Who provides this service?

OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine and takes no position on outside issues.

Is it free?

Yes. No dues or fees for members; OA is self-supporting through their own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations.  

Languages spoken

Please contact the service provider for details. 

Is there disability access?

Please contact the service provider for details.

Author/editor of this page

Janet Hassall/Jonathan Halls

What others are saying about this service

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The page was last updated on 26 August 2014 by agrosbois.

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