Support groups

February 25, 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.

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. 446

Wednesday, Feb. 27, weigh-in at 9 a.m., meeting at 9:30. Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown. The chapter is beginning a 10-week program called "A New You: Health for Every Body." Call 301-797-2547, or go to


TOPS Md. 462

SMITHSBURG - Thursday, Feb. 28, 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. 28, 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

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