Support groups

January 21, 2008

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.

Spinal cord injury support

Today, 3 to 4 p.m., Total Rehab Care, Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 201, red entrance, Hagerstown. For anyone who has experienced a spinal cord trauma and are adjusting to his or her disabilities. Education and peer support are provided. Call 301-714-4070.

Alzheimer's support

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave. Caregiving is available during the group. Call Pastor Reg Rice at 301-582-1750, ext. 297.


55 Up

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11:30 a.m., Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 142, silver entrance, Hagerstown. The group for those ages 55 and older meets for a luncheon and educational seminar hosted by a physician guest speaker. Call 888-803-1518 for more information or to register.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Jan. 24, 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

Breast-feeding support

Friday, Jan. 18, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Washington County Hospital, 251 E. Antietam St., Pangborn Hall, Room 124, Hagerstown. A free support group for pregnant women who are planning to breast-feed and mothers who are breast-feeding. Call 301-790-8530.

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