Support groups

August 20, 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.

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.

TOPS Md. 454

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Aug. 21, weigh-in at 10:15, meeting at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. The group enjoys beneficial programs and discussions. Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739, or Linda, 301-223-7010.


TOPS Md. 449

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 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. 22, weigh-in at 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30, St. Paul's Church, Tedrick Street. All visitors are welcome. Call 301-842-3050.

Codependents anonymous

Thursday, Aug. 23, 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.

Healing hearts

Starts Monday, Sept. 10. This is a six-week support and educational group with optional ongoing monthly support designed for adults coping with a death. Registration is required. Register by calling the Grief and Bereavement Services Department of Hospice of Washington County, 301-791-6360. The program is free. Afternoon and evening sessions are available.

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