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Southeastern Overeaters Anonymous Region 8

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Intergroup Outreach TIPS Series

Review or catch up with past sessions in the series:

September 29th:  “How to encourage meetings to send a rep to Intergroup”


July 21st“How to Host Recovery Events”

Key Messages:

  • Funding and technology can support you in hosting Intergroup-wide and Region 8-wide OA recovery events:
    • For technology help, contact and
    • For funding advice, contact
  • Consider hosting a Region 8 Recovery Convention; it’s fun and marvelous for recovery sustenance.
  • Communication is key whenever you produce OA recovery events.
  • Audio
  • Resources


May 19th“How to Encourage Intergroup to Send A Rep to Region 8 Assemblies and/or World Service Organization Conferences”

Key Messages:

  • Any level of OA service keeps us abstinent.
  • Region 8 or World Service level service can be transformative and keeps us abstinent.
  • Audio
  • Tip Sheet


March 10th“How to Grow and Develop New Groups or Meetings”

Key Messages:

  • Any individual OA member can start a group or meeting.
  • OA members who are willing to give service are the key to healthy groups and meetings.
  • Region 8 funding and resources from org are available (see ‘Chat Transcript’ link:)
  • Audio
  • Chat Transcript


January 20th“How to use Public Information / Professional Outreach (PI/PO) Efforts to Bring in Newcomers”

Key Messages:

  • Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors and to carry the message of recovery through the Twelve Steps of OA to those who still suffer.
  • You can request money for your Region 8 intergroup to order what you need from Public Information resources to help you carry the message to those who still suffer and to attract newcomers.
  • Audio
  • Chat Transcript