Support groups

November 19, 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. 449

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

TOPS Md. 454

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Nov. 20, private weigh-in at 10:15 to 11 a.m., meeting at 11 a.m. to noon, Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Visitors are welcome. Call Stephanie at 301-223-6739 or Linda at 301-223-7010.


Amyloidosis support

Wednesday, Nov. 21, noon, Bob Evans, 1721 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The group meets for a luncheon offering empathy, support and fellowship to let others know they are not alone with Amyloidosis. Call Josephine Miles, 301-745-5389 for more information.


Wednesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., Urological Center at Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 228, Hagerstown. Man-to-Man is a national prostate cancer education and support group for patients and their families. Patients, spouses and family members are welcome to attend. Call 301-733-0022.

Co-Dependents Anonymous

Thursday, Nov. 22, 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

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, Nov. 23, 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, Marie, 301-824-3245, or Virginia, 301-733-1296.

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