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Support groups

February 18, 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.

Leukemia and lymphoma support

John R. Marsh Cancer Center, in partnership with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, sponsors a support group for patients and families affected by blood cancer. Open to those affected by leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, MDS or myeloma. Meetings are held at John R. Marsh Cancer Center, Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 129, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-665-4650.

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.

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Spinal cord injury

Today, 3 to 4 p.m., Total Rehab Care, Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 201, east of Hagerstown. For those who have experienced a spinal cord trauma and are adjusting to their new disabilities. Education and peer support is provided. Call 301-714-4070.

Overeaters Anonymous

ST. JAMES, Md. -Today, 7 to 8 p.m., St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Debbie, 240-217-3885.

TOPS Md. 454

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Feb 19, weigh-in at 10:15 a.m., meeting at 11. Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Visitors are always welcome. Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739, or Linda, 301-223-7010.

Amyloidosis

Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon, Bob Evans, 1721 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The group meets for a luncheon and offers empathy, support and fellowship to those with Amyloidosis. Call Josephine Miles, 301-745-5389.

Bereavement support

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Washington County Hospital, 8th floor conference room/library (8049B). The Hope for the Journey support group offers grief recovery support for families or friends who have lost loved ones. Call 301-790-8614.

Man-to-Man support

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Urological Center at Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 228, east of Hagerstown. Man-to-Man is a national prostate cancer education and support group for patients and their families. Call 301-733-0022.

TOPS Md. 462

SMITHSBURG - Thursday, Feb. 21, weigh-in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6. St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St. Call Dale Higgins, 301-416-0518, or Ola McPherson, 301-824-7650.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Feb. 21, 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 go to www.coda.org.

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, Feb. 22, weigh-in at 4:45 p.m, meeting at 6. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Visitors are always welcome. Call June, 301-582-4821, Marie, 301-824-3245, or Virginia, 301-733-1296.

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