Support groups

July 27, 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 list 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 Donna at 301-223-8143 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.


TOPS Md. 446

Wednesday, July 29, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown.

Nicotine Anonymous

Wednesday, July 29, 6 p.m. Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, South Prospect St. office entrance, Hagerstown. If you arrive after 6 p.m., please ring the bell. For information contact Bev at 240-310-4627 or Ellen at

Concerned Persons

Wednesday, July 29, 6 p.m., Behavioral Health Services, 24 Walnut St., Hagerstown. For people lost or confused because of a loved one's addiction or substance abuse problem. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, July 30, 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

Compassionate Friends caregiver support

NEW OXFORD, Pa. - Thursday, July 30, 6:30 p.m. Cross Keys Village adult day services building, 10 Village Drive. For caregivers who feel lonely, overwhelmed or frustrated. Free and open to the public. Call Bev Redding at 717-624-5955.

Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown

Friday, July 31, 6 p.m. picnic. Pangborn Park lake pavilion, Hagerstown. Food, fellowship and fun. 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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