Support groups

December 21, 2009

Al-Anon/Alateen groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md. area. This is a group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. Call 301-663-6626.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Washington County area. If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call 301-733-1109.

Nicotine Anonymous

For anyone with a desire to quit using tobacco products. Based on the 12-step program. Meets weekly in Hagerstown, no dues or fees. Call Bev at 301-842-1053 for meeting time and location.

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.

Food Addicts Anonymous

Today, 7 to 8 p.m. Sharing experience, strength and hope with others, to recover from the disease of food addiction. Hagerstown and Frederick areas. Call Trish at 301-695-6331.


Overeaters Anonymous

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 6:30 p.m. Community Health Center, 24 N. Walnut St., 2nd floor conference room, Hagerstown. For everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Meets weekly at other locations around Frederick, Md., Berkeley County, W.Va., and Jefferson County, W.Va. Call 301-694-3554 or go to

TOPS Md. 446

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 8:45 a.m. weigh-in, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. meeting. Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-2547.

Concerned persons

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 6 p.m., Behavioral Health Services, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. For those who care about someone who suffers from addiction. Call 301-766-7600.

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