Meetings are a way to connect with other people who share our compulsion and are working toward a common solution to the problem. Many people find strength and hope in the rooms of OA. To find a meeting go to

In my experience, it was important to “flood” my unhealthy pre-recovery thoughts with positive messages of recovery. It helped me to attend at least 3 OA meetings per week and participate in some way. It’s also a great way to collect telephone numbers of fellow OA’s for support and guidance along the Step journey.

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