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Support groups

March 30, 2009

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous



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

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.

Overeaters Anonymous



Tuesday, April 1, 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 around Washington and Frederick counties. Call 301-698-1359 or go to www.frederickregionoa.org for other times and locations.

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Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown



Friday, April 3, 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 celebraterecovery@cmhag.org or go to www.celebraterecoveryhagerstown.org.

Grandparents as caregivers



Tuesday, April 7, 10 a.m. to noon, 140 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, or 6 to 8 p.m., Winter Street Elementary School, 59 Winter St., Hagerstown. RSVP by today. Call Ruth Brown, 301-790-0275, ext. 205, or Linda Silver, 301-766-8441.

National Alliance on Mental Illness



Tuesday, April 7, 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. The group's focus is to educate and inform Washington County residents about mental illness, and to support and advocate for individuals with mental illness and their families and caregivers. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725.

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