Support groups

June 08, 2009

Nicotine Anonymous

This group is based on the 12-step program. Meets weekly in Hagerstown and is open to anyone with a desire to quit using tobacco products. Call Bev at 301-842-1053 for information.

Al-Anon/Alateen gamily 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.

Overeaters Anonymous

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 for other times and locations. Call ahead to verify time and location.

o Today, 7 to 8 p.m., St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road.

o Tuesday, June 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Walnut Street Community Health Center conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown.

o Sunday, June 14, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown, Md.


Concerned persons

Wednesday, June 10, 6 p.m. 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. For people dealing with a loved one's addiction. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, June 11, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step meeting for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. For more information, call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

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