Support groups

July 02, 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. Call 301-663-6626.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating, meets weekly around Frederick County, Md.

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

· Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m., Wesley Chapel UMC, 3515 Urbana Pk. (Rt. 355), Urbana.

· 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 Church, 5609 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick.

· Thursdays, 7 to 8:15 p.m, Trinity United Methodist Chuch, Room 109, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick.

· Fridays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Center for Integrative Health, 2nd 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. Visit or call 301-694-3554.

Sexaholics Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12 step program of recovery for those who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behavior. Call 703-866-6929.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Today, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30, meeting at 9:30, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call Donna, 301-223-8143.


WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, July 3, weigh-in at 10:15 a.m., meeting at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739.


BOONSBORO - Tuesday, July 3, weigh-in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6, Trinity Lutheran Church. Call 301-432-6526.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Tuesday, July 3, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Memorial Hall entrance, on the corner of North Potomac St. and Randolph Ave., Hagerstown. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725.

Alzheimer's support

Tuesday, July 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Somerford Place, 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Call Sheri Evans, 301-791-9221, ext. 213.

Circle of Hope

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Tuesdays, July 10 through Aug. 14, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Hospice main office. This is a six-week program of information and support for those who would like to learn about grief and have a chance to talk with others about issues of loss. Registration is required. Call Larry Crawley-Woods, 304-267-1870.


SMITHSBURG - Thursday, July 5 p.m., weigh-in at 5:15, meeting at 5:45, Smithsburg Branch Library, 66 W. Water St. Call Ola McPherson, 301-824-7650.

Codependents anonymous

Thursday, July 5, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call Claudia, 301-293-2243.


Friday, July 6, weigh-in at 4:45 p.m., meeting at 6, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call June, 301-582-4821.

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