Support groups

January 26, 2009

Alcoholics Anonymous

Washington County area. If you think you have a problem with alcohol go to or call 301-733-1109. Press '0' to reach a live person or follow the prompts for meeting times and locations.

Al-Anon/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 listing of meetings in the area.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Md. 77

Monday, Jan. 26, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30, meeting at 9:30, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. All visitors are welcome. Call Donna, 301-223-8143.

Concerned Persons Group

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m., HW Murphy Community Center, Walnut Street, Hagerstown. For people stressed because of a loved one's addiction or substance abuse problem. The group is led by a licensed therapist. Call 301-766-7600.


Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown

Friday, Jan. 30, 7 to 9 p.m., Life House Church Bethel, 515 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and 8 recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377, e-mail or visit

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