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Strong Service Bodies

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“What on earth do service bodies and OA’s service structure have to do with me?” you might ask. “I just go to meetings. That other stuff is for older people in the program.” OA’s service structure has a lot to do with you, if you’re an OA member and you value your program, your recovery, your meetings, and your life. That’s because your group gets essential support from your intergroup, national or language service board, region, and the Board of Trustees, which oversees the World Service Office and World Service Business Conference. Any OA member who is curious about the

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