Support groups

July 07, 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 301-223-8143.

Ovarian cancer

Tuesday, July 8. This group is for women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. For time and location, call 301-665-4657.

Second wind

Tuesday, July 8. This group is for people with breathing difficulties and respiratory diseases. For time and location, call 301-790-8195.

Support for loved ones of addicts

Wednesday, July 9, 6 to 7 p.m., H.W. Murphy Community Center, Walnut Street, Hagerstown. This group offers support for the loved ones of individuals with an addiction or substance abuse problem. Call 301-766-7600.


Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, July 10, 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

This group is for pregnant women planning to breast-feed and mothers who breastfeed. For time and location, call 301-790-8530.

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