Support groups

June 29, 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.

Overeaters Anonymous

Tuesday, June 30, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Walnut Street Community Health Center conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. Call 301-698-1359 or go to .


Brook Lane Health Services

Tuesday, June 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Meadowbrook, in the shopping center at Longmeadow Road and Pennsylvania Avenue, 18714 North Village, Hagerstown. Free session addressing mental health needs. Refreshments provided, but RSVP required. Contact Lolita at 240-818-3536 or 301-791-0117, or .

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 446

Wednesday, July 1, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown.

Concerned persons

Wednesday, July 1, 6 p.m. 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. For people dealing with a loved one's addiction. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, July 2, 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, July 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, or go to .

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