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Support groups

December 12, 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 list of meetings in the area.




Leukemia and lymphoma support



The John R. Marsh Cancer Center, in partnership with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, sponsors a support group for patients and families affected by blood cancer: leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, MDS or myeloma. For details, call 1-301-665-4650.




Breast Cancer Awareness of the Cumberland Valley



Today, 7 p.m., John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. The support group for breast cancer patients and their families meets the second Monday of each month. Call 301-791-5843.




Alcoholics anonymous



RANSON, W.Va. - Friday, Dec. 16, 8 to 9 p.m., first-floor conference room of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Groups meet every Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon, and Friday from 8 to 9 p.m., are free and do not require registration. Call Val Penick, director of education at Jefferson Memorial, 1-304-728-1693.

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Second Wind



Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m., Robinwood Medical Center community room, suite 102, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month for people with breathing difficulties and respiratory diseases. Call 301-790-8195.




Cystic fibrosis support



RANSON, W.Va. - Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 to 8 p.m., third-floor classroom of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The group is free and does not require registration. Call Val Penick, 1-304-728-1693.




Loyalton of Hagerstown Alzheimer's support



Thursday, Dec. 15, 2 to 3 p.m., Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. Meetings are free and open to the public. Family/caregiver support meetings are offered by Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, Western Maryland Region. Call April Reynolds, 301-733-3353.




CoDependents anonymous



Thursday, Dec. 15, 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 Claudia, 1-301-293-2243, or Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to www.coda.org on the Web.




TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)



Maryland Chapter 308, Friday, Dec. 16, 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.




Celebrate Recovery



WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Friday, Dec. 16, 7 to 9 p.m., Otterbein Church Youth Building, 900 S. Potomac St. The group meets every Friday to encourage fellowship and help people receive freedom from life's hurts, hang-ups and habits using eight Biblical principles and 12 steps. Solid Rock Caf is from 9 to 10 p.m. Free child care is available with registration by Thursday. The Christmas party is Friday, Dec. 23, at 6 p.m. at Otterbein. Bring a dish to share. A new men's study group is forming for the first week of 2006. To register or for information, call the church office, 1-717-762-7147; or go to www.CelebrateRecovery-NE.com.




Al-Anon



RANSON, W.Va. - Friday, Dec. 16, 8 to 9 p.m., third-floor classroom of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The group meets every Friday, is free and does not require registration. Call Val Penick, 1-304-728-1693.




Overeaters Anonymous



RANSON, W.Va. - Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 to 11 a.m., third-floor classroom of Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The group meets every Saturday, is free and no registration is required. Call Val Penick, 1-304-728-1693.




Turning Points, bereavement support group



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, Dec. 18, 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 in a supportive atmosphere. Sponsored by Lutheran Home Care Services/Hospice of the Good Shepherd. Free. Call Kim McCurdy, 1-717-217-3527 or 1-800-840-9081.

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