Support groups

June 15, 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, or call 301-733-1109. Press 0 to talk to a person, or follow the prompts for meeting times and locations.

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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 77

Today, weigh-in at 7:15 a.m., exercise at 8:30, meeting at 9:30, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-223-8143.


Wednesday, June 17, noon. Bob Evans Restaurant, 1721 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Guest will be Dr. Richard Milford. Call Martha Wiles at 301-714-0992 for more information.


Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, June 18, 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

Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown

Friday, June 19, 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, or go to

Turning Points

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sunday, June 21, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Lutheran Home Care Services, 1/2 mile south of Chambersburg Mall on Pa. 997. The group is for anyone who has experienced a loss and wants to learn more about the grieving process. Free. Call Kim McCurdy, 717-217-3527, or 800-840-9081.

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