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Support groups

August 03, 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 www.hagerstownaa.org, 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.

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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.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Call Connie Pauley, 301-824-7725. The group's mission is to educate and inform residents of Washington County about mental illness and to support people with mental illness and their families and caregivers.

TOPS Md. 446

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 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, Aug. 5, 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, Aug. 6, 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 www.coda.org .

Celebrate Recovery Hagerstown

Friday, Aug. 7, 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 www.celebraterecoveryhagerstown.org .

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