Support groups

July 13, 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, July 14, 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 .


Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 446

Wednesday, July 15, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown.


Wednesday, July 15, noon. The Improved Order of Red Men Club, Williamsport. Call Martha Wiles at 301-714-0992 for more information.

Concerned persons

Wednesday, July 15, 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 16, 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 17, 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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