Support groups

August 06, 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.

Sexaholics Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery for those who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behavior. Weekly meetings in Washington, Frederick and Berkeley Counties. Call 703-866-6929 and leave a message and a time when you can be reached in person.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 77

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. Call Donna, 301-223-8143, or Pat, 301-791-4909.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church memorial hall entrance, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. The group's mission is to educate residents of Washington County about mental illness and support and advocate for individuals with mental illness and their families and care givers. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725.

TOPS Md. 449

Wednesday, Aug. 8, weigh-in at 11 a.m., meeting at 11:30, Hagerstown YMCA. All visitors are welcome. Call Carol Bachtell, 301-824-7683.

TOPS Md. 440

BIG POOL - Wednesday, Aug. 8, weigh-in at 6, meeting at 6:30 p.m., St. Paul's Church, Tedrick Street. All visitors are welcome. Call 301-842-3050.

Codependents anonymous

Thursday, Aug. 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step program for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Call Claudia, 301-293-2243; or Siri, 240-313-3377, or go to

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