Support group listings

October 24, 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 or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 1-301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.

Alzheimer's family/caregiver support

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Today, 7 p.m., Summit Health Improvement Center, Suite 204 at the center. All persons with diabetes and their families are welcome. Registered nurse Bev Horn will speak on the topic, "Surviving the Holidays." No registration required. Free. This support group is a service of Summit Health. Call 1-717-217-6820.

Anger management

FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesdays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and 8,7 to 8 p.m., Families Plus!, 35 E. Church St. Families Plus! presents an anger management group for parents and middle school-age children. The course will cover anger management techniques and problem solving skills. Free, but registration is required. Call 1-301-694-9002.

TOPS (Take off pounds sensibly)

Maryland Chapter 446, Wednesday, Oct. 26, weigh-in is 9 to 9:30 a.m., meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. This meeting will be an open house. The prize for the Pumpkin Patch Contest will be presented at this meeting. The chapter welcomes new members, visitors and guests. Call 301-797-2547.


CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step meeting for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The group meets every Thursday. Call 1-301-293-2243.

Alzheimer's support

RANSON, W.Va. - Friday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m., third-floor classroom of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Free. Call 1-304-728-1722.


Maryland Chapter 308, Friday, Oct. 28, 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.

The Herald-Mail Articles