Statement on Abstinence and Recovery

The World Service Business Conference has agreed on a revised wording for the official Statement on Abstinence and Recovery. Please could you pass this information to your meetings.

“Statement on Abstinence and Recovery

Abstinence in Overeaters Anonymous is the action of refraining from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviours while working towards or maintaining a healthy body weight.

Spiritual, emotional and physical recovery is the result of living the Overeaters Anonymous Twelve-Step program.”