Support groups

July 10, 2006

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family members or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 1-301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Maryland 77 Hagerstown Chapter, today, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. The group meets every Monday. Visitors are welcome. Call 301-791-4909, 301-739-6267 or 1-717-597-8747.

Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley

Note new meeting place. Today, 7 p.m., BCA-CV office, Suite 101, E.J. Fennel Building, 324 E. Antietam St., Hagers-town. The support group for breast cancer patients and their families meets the second Monday of each month. Call 301-791-5843.



WILLIAMSPORT - Maryland Chapter 454, Tuesday, July 11, weigh-in at 10:30 a.m., meeting at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Visitors are welcome. Call 301-223-8902.

Headway Support

Tuesday, July 11, 7 p.m., Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. With the exception of this meeting, the group meets the first Tuesday of each month and offers support for persons living with brain injury. Families welcome. Call 301-714-4028.


Maryland Chapter 449, Wednesday, July 12, weigh-in 11 to 11:30 a.m., meeting 11:40 a.m., Hagerstown YMCA, 1100 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown. The group meets every Wednesday to offer support, incentive, advice, understanding and friendship. Call Marion James, 301-223-8684.

CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, July 13, 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; Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to on the Web.

Turning Points bereavement support

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, July 16, 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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