Support groups

October 29, 2007

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 77

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.

TOPS Md. 449

Today, weigh-in at 9 a.m., program at 9:15, Hagerstown YMCA. You don't have to be a YMCA member to join TOPS. Call Carol Bachtell, 301-824-7683.


TOPS Md. 446

Wednesday, Oct. 31, weigh-in at 9 a.m., meeting from 9:30 to 10:30, Shiloh United Methodist Church, Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. The program will be a wrap up on the series on Food Exchanges, presented by member Frankie Yourgulez- Buhrer. Visitors are welcome. Call Tom and Mary, 301-797-2547, or visit

TOPS Md. 462

Thursday, Nov. 1, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 5:45, Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St. Call Dale Higgins, 301-416-0518, or Ola McPherson, 301-824-7650.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. This is a 12-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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