Meeting Definitions

Open Meeting: Open to OA members and non-OA visitors. All meetings are considered open unless otherwise indicated.

Closed Meeting: Open to anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively or anyone who thinks they may have a problem with compulsive overeating, this includes newcomers.

Special Focus Meetings: (gay and lesbian, women’s, 100-pounders, maintainers, anorexic/bulimic, etc.) are composed of individuals who feel they can more readily identify with fellow OAers with similar attributes.

Special Topic Meetings: (Big Book Study, Lifeline, Speaker, Newcomer, etc.) have a defined topic of discussion.

NOTE: Not all meetings have a Special Focus or Special Topic.

According to the Traditions, bylaws and policies of OA, the only requirement for OA membership is the desire to stop eating compulsively. We ask each person attending to respect the meeting’s group conscience. All registered meetings welcome and give a voice to any person who has the desire to stop eating compulsively.

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Ann Arbor Saturday

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November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2020

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Women’s Health Center Bldg, 5320 Elliott Dr, Ann Arbor 48104. (Parking lot M).  Second floor, room 3.

Please note: This meeting will have a change of rooms for the following dates: February 20th and March 12, 2016.  On these days, the meeting will take place in the second floor conference room of the same venue. Exit the elevator, turn left at the information desk, and see the conference room on the corner of two hallways. Follow signage.

Please call the meeting contact for meeting days that fall on major holidays.  During these times, the group may meet at the main hospital cafeteria.

This is an overall map of St. Joe Hospital that shows the building:

Newcomers are welcome at every meeting. Family members and health care professionals may observe any meeting designated as “open.” As a courtesy, please identify yourself as a family member or health care professional before the meeting starts.

This is an open meeting.


November 9
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Lynn F.


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Women’s Health Center
5320 Elliott Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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