Support groups

September 08, 2008

Alcoholics Anonymous

For times and locations, go to or call 301-733-1109; follow prompts for meeting times and locations or press 0.

Al-Anon/Alateen family groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., areas. This is a group for anyone affected by the drinking of a loved one. Call 301-663-6626.

Bereavement support

Bereavement support groups will be accepting new members this fall. Separate groups meet weekly for spouses and for parents who have lost a child of any age. Free at Rest Haven Funeral Home. Call 301-733-3575.

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. Visitors are welcome. Call Donna, 301-223-8143.


Overeaters Anonymous

Tuesday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Walnut Street Community Health Center conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals recovering from compulsive overeating. Meets weekly at various locations in Washington and Frederick Counties. For times and locations, call 301-694-3554 or go to

Diabetes support

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1:30 p.m., 8th floor community room, Walnut Towers, Hagerstown. The program will be "Working with your Doctor," presented by Debbie Hilliard. Call Lisa McCoy, Nutrition and Wellness Services for Washington County Health Department, 240-313-3300.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Sept. 11, 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, 301-293-224.

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, Sept. 12, weigh-in at 4:45, meeting at 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call June, 301-582-4821.

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