Support groups

February 26, 2007

Al-Anon/Alateen 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. For information, call 301-663-6626.

Overeaters Anonymous

This is a fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating. Meets weekly at various locations in Frederick County, Md.

Sunday, March 4, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown, Md. The group meets every Sunday.

Today and March 5, 7 to 8 p.m. Catoctin View Seventh Day Adventist Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Highway A., U.S. 15, Thurmont, Md. The group meets every Monday.


Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Walnut Street Community Health Center, Conference Room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. The group meets every Tuesday.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 to 8 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church, 5609 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick, Md. The group meets every Wednesday.

Thursday, March 1, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, Room 109, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick. The group meets every Thursday.

Friday, March 2, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Center for Integrative Health, Second Floor Conference Room, 340 Park Ave., Frederick. The group meets every Friday.

Saturday, March 3, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Frederick Memorial Hospital, Second Floor, Classroom 6, Frederick. The group meets every Saturday.

Please call ahead to verify time and location. For more information, visit or call 301-694-3554.

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. This group meets every Monday. For information, call 301-791-4909.


WILLIAMSPORT - Chapter 454. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Private weigh-in at 10:15 a.m., meeting from 11 a.m. to noon. Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. The group enjoys beneficial programs and discussions. Visitors are always welcome! Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739, or Linda, 301-223-7010.


BOONSBORO - Md. 459 chapter. Tuesday, Feb. 27. Weigh in at 5:30 p.m., meetings from 6 to 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church on Main Street. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Lena at 301-432-6526 or Connie at 301-432-5698.

Alzheimer's support

WILLIAMSPORT - Homewood at Williamsport group. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m. 16505 Virginia Ave. Caregiving is available during the group. For more information, call Pastor Reg Rice, 301-582-1750, ext. 297.


BIG POOL, Md. - Md. 440 chapter. Wednesday, Feb. 28, weigh-in at 6 p.m., meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. St. Paul's Church on Tedrick St. All visitors are welcome. For more information, call Dina, 301-842-3050.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, March 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road. This is a 12-step meeting for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. For additional information, call Claudia, 301-293-2243, Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to

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