Support Groups

April 09, 2002

Parents Support Group

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Tuesday, April 9, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court.

Cancer Survivor/Patient Support Group

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m., Dorothy A. McCormack Center second-floor conference room, City Hospital, Dry Run Road. The group for cancer patients, survivors, family and friends meets the second Wednesday of each month to offer support and encouragement. Call 1-304-264-1362.

Divorced/Separated Support Group

Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m., The group meets each Wednesday to provide support for those suffering the loss of a spouse or significant other through divorce or separation. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Maryland, Washington County branch. Free. To register or for information, call 301-733-6555.

CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, April 11, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown and Sunday, April 14, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Benevola United Methodist Church, 19225 Benevola Church Road, Boonsboro. Twelve-step fellowship for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The groups meet every Thursday and Sunday. Call Claudia, 1-301-293-2243; Siri, 301-791-4843; or go to on the Web.

Franklin-Fulton County American Diabetes Alliance Support Group

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Waynesboro Hospital conference room. All persons with diabetes and their families are welcome. David Grant will speak about "Commonly Used Herbs and Drug Interactions." Call Helen Hodges, 1-717-765-4000.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Maryland Chapter 308, Friday, April 12, weigh-in from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., program from 6 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. The group meets every Friday. Guests are invited. Call 301-739-3542 or 1-717-749-3023 for information.

Children with Diabetes Support Group

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Saturday, April 13, 7 p.m., City Hospital meeting room 1, Dry Run Road. With the exception of this meeting, the group meets the first Thursday of each month to help children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Children and their families can address their concerns, discuss issues and support each other. Call 1-304-264-1383.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Maryland 77 Hagerstown Chapter, Monday, April 15, weigh-in is from 8 to 9:15 a.m., meeting is from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. "Show and Tell" reports from State Recognition Days will be given. Guests are welcome. Call 301-791-4909, 301-739-6267 or


Support Group

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Monday, April 15, 7 p.m., City Hospital meeting room 1, Dry Run Road. The group provides encouragement, education and information on research, nutrition and more for individuals who face the challenge of living with diabetes, their families and friends. The group meets the third Monday of each month. Call 1-304-264-1362.

Separation and Divorce

Recovery Support Group

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Six-week series, starting Monday, April 15, 7 to 8:30 p.m., The Wholeness Center, 19 S. Main St. (on the square). Free child care is provided for ages 2 and older. For information or to register, call 1-717-264-4113, ext. 700.

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