Support groups

June 02, 2008

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating, meets weekly at various locations around Frederick and Washington counties.

· Sundays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown, Md.

· Mondays, 7 to 8 p.m., St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road, St. James.

· Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m., Wesley Chapel UMC, 3515 Urbana Pike, Urbana, Md.

· Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Walnut Street Community Health Center conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown.

· Wednesdays, 7 to 8 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 5609 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick, Md.

· Thursdays, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, room 109, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick.

· Fridays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Center for Integrative Health, 2nd floor conference room, 340 Park Ave., Frederick.

· Saturdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, room 109, 703 W. Patrick St., Frederick.


Call to verify time and location. Call 301-694-3554 or go to

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.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Tuesday, June 3, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. The group's mission is to educate and inform residents of Washington County about mental illness and to support and advocate for individuals with mental illness and their families and caregivers. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725.

Alzheimer's family and caregiver support

Tuesday, June 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Somerford Place-Memory Care Assisted Living, 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Light refreshments will be served. Caregiving available with advance notice. Call Sheri Evans, 301-791-9221, ext. 213.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, June 5, 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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