Support groups

February 23, 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 an operator 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 the drinking of a family member or friend. There are no fees. Call 301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.

Concerned Persons Group

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m., H.W. Murphy Community Center, Walnut Street, Hagerstown. For people lost or confused because of a loved one's addiction or substance abuse problem. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Feb. 26, 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


Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown

Friday, Feb. 27, 7 to 9 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. This is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377, e-mail or visit

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 308

Friday, Feb. 27, weigh-in at 4:45 p.m., meeting at 6, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call June, 301-582-4821, Marie, 301-824-3245, or Virginia, 301-733-1296.


Friday, Feb. 27. For pregnant women planning to breast-feed and mothers who breast-feed. For time and location, call 301-790-8530.

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