Weight Related Support Groups

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    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have a problem with compulsive eating, who eat the wrong foods or are people who are overweight and are using the group to develop self-esteem and self-confidence, and accept themselves as they are. Also included are groups that are structured specifically for or accept people who have a diagnosed eating disorder. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources for those who participate; offer weight loss or weight gain support only, no special diets; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Support Groups - Overcomers OutreachProvides Christian recovery 12-step support groups for individuals dealing with the following: - Alcoholism - Drug addiction - Compulsive over-eating - Gambling - Sexual addiction - Co-dependency - Adult children of alcoholics Quarterly newsletters, group development guidelines, and conferences are also offered.Out of StateOvercomers OutreachOvercomers Outreach
    Support Groups - Overeaters AnonymousOffers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps program. OA is not just about weight loss/gain/ maintenance, obesity, or diets. It addresses physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.Out of StateOvereaters AnonymousOvereaters Anonymous
    Support Group - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)Offers a weight loss support group with weekly meetings at various locations.Weld CountyTOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

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