Support groups

May 28, 2007

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating, meets weekly at various locations in Washington and Frederick counties. They are:

Sundays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown, Md.

Mondays, 7 to 8 p.m., Catoctin View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Highway A, U.S. 15, Thurmont, Md.

Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Walnut Street Community Health Center, conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown

Wednesdays, 7 to 8 p.m., Christ United Methodist, 5609 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick, Md.

Thursdays, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, room 109, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick

Fridays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Center for Integrative Health, second floor conference room, 340 Park Ave., Frederick

Saturdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Frederick Memorial Hospital, second floor, classroom 6, Frederick

Call ahead to verify time and location. Call 301-694-3554 or visit


Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., areas. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. Free. Call 301-663-6626.


BOONSBORO - Md. 459 group; Tuesday, May 29, weigh-in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Main Street. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Lena, 301-432-6526.


WILLIAMSPORT - Chapter 454; Tuesday, May 29, weigh-in at 10:15 a.m., meeting at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. The group enjoys beneficial programs and discussions. Visitors are welcome. Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739, or Linda, 301-223-7010.


BIG POOL - Md. 440; Wednesday, May 30, weigh-in at 6, meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Paul's Church, Tedrick Street. Visitors are welcome. Call Dina, 301-842-3050.


WILLIAMSPORT - Md. 463; Wednesday, May 30, weigh-in at 5:30, meeting at 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 35 Church St. Visitors are welcome. Call Donna, 301-223-8143, or e-mail


SMITHSBURG - Md. 462; Thursday, May 31, weigh-in at 5:15, meeting at 5:45 p.m., Emmanuel Chapel, 12011 Bayer Ave. Visitors are welcome. Call Dale, 301-416-0518, or Ola, 301-824-7650.

CoDependents Anonymous

Thursday, May 31, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road. 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, or Siri, 240-313-3377; or go to


Friday, June 1, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Washington County Hospital, 251 E. Antietam St., Pangborn Hall, Room 124, Hagerstown. Washington County Hospital offers a free support group for pregnant women who are planning to breast-feed and mothers who are breast-feeding. For information, call 301-790-8530.


Md. 308; Friday, June 1, weigh-in at 4:45 p.m., meeting at 6, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Visitors are welcome. Call June, 301-582-4821.

3245, or Virginia, 301-733-1296.

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