Support groups

October 06, 2008

Al-Alon/Alateen family groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 301-663-6626 for a list of meetings in the area.


Md. 77. Monday, Oct. 6, 7:30 a.m. weigh-in, 8:30 a.m. exercise, 9:30 a.m. meeting, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Visitors are welcome. There is a program every week. Call Donna at 301-223-8143.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church (Memorial Hall entrance), corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725.

Alzheimer's Association Somerford Place

Somerford Place-Memory Care Assisted Living Group. Tuesday, Oct. 7, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Somerford Place, 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Caregiving with advance notice. Call Sheri Evans at 301-791-9221, ext. 213.


Co-Dependents Anonymous

Thursday, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m, Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. For men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Call Claudia at 301-293-2243, Siri at 240-313-3377, or go to

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