Over 200 members of Overeaters Anonymous will meet in Salt Lake July 8 through 10 for the 8th annual Region III Convention.

Eating disorders such as compulsive overeating, bulimia and anorexia will be be the topic of both general discussion for the public and special workshops for health care professionals.The convention, which will be held at the Doubletree Inn, will draw O.A. members from Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas.

O.A. is a worldwide, non-profit organization of over 8,000 local groups. Like Alcoholics Anonymous, O.A. uses a 12-step program of achieving abstinence, in this case abstinence from food obsession.

The public is invited to many of the sessions. For more information, call 485-4272.