Support groups

January 08, 2007

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.

Bereavement support

Bereavement support groups for parents who have lost a child of any age is accepting new members. Free. Meets weekly at Rest Haven Funeral Home. Call 301-733-3575.

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 or 301-223-8143.


CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, Jan. 11, 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, 301-293-2243; Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to on the Web.

Grief and loss support

Thursday, Jan. 11, 6 to 7 p.m., Fulton County Medical Center, patient dining room. For more information, call the social services department, 717-485-6841.

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