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Support groups

July 11, 2005

Al-Anon/Alateen family groups


Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.




TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)


WILLIAMSPORT - Maryland Chapter 454, Tuesdays, July 12 and 19, meet at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church. The group meets every Tuesday. All are welcome. Call Kendra Grove, 301-223-8902; or Donna Blackowitz, area captain, 301-223-8143.




TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)


Maryland Chapter 449, Wednesday, July 13, meeting 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hagerstown YMCA, 1100 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown. The group meets every Wednesday. Free and no obligation. Guests and new members are welcome. Check the main desk for meeting room.




Diabetes support at Walnut Towers


Wednesday, July 13, 1:30 p.m., eighth-floor community room at Walnut Towers Senior Center, Hagerstown. The program will be "Diabetic Foot Care" presented by Dr. Karen Sanicola, podiatrist. The group provides a forum to help diabetics manage their disease and gain support from other diabetics. Open to anyone in the community. Call Lisa McCoy, Nutrition and Wellness Services for Washington County Health Department, 240-313-3300.

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CoDependents Anonymous


Thursday, July 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step fellowship for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The group meets every Thursday. Call Claudia, 1-301-293-2243; Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to www.coda.org on the Web.




TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)


Maryland Chapter 308, Friday, July 15, weigh-in from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., program from 6 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown.




Celebrate Recovery


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Friday, July 15, 7 to 9 p.m., Otterbein Youth Ministry Center, 900 S. Potomac St. The group meets every Friday and is a Christ-centered ministry to help people receive freedom from life's hurts, hang-ups and habits using eight Biblical principles and 12 steps. A new Women's Step Study Group will begin today. Participant books will be available at this first meeting. Fellowship and refreshment from 9 to 10 p.m. Free child care is available with registration by Thursday. For information, call the church office, 1-717-762-7147; or go to www.otterbeinchurch.org.




Turning Points, bereavement support


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, July 17, 2 to 3:30 p.m., conference room of Lutheran Home Care Services, 1/2 mile south of Chambersburg Mall, Pa. 997. The group is open to any adult who has experienced a loss and wants to learn more about the grieving process. Sponsored by Lutheran Home Care Services/Hospice of the Good Shepherd. Free. Call Kim McCurdy,

1-717-217-3527.




TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)


Maryland Chapter 77 Hagerstown, Monday, July 18, weigh-in is 8 to 9:15 a.m., meeting is 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. A speaker from the Alzheimer's Association will be featured. Guests are welcome to attend. Call 301-791-4909; 301-739-6267; or 1-717-597-8747.

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