Support groups

May 03, 2010


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 and dial 0 for an operator.

Nicotine Anonymous

For anyone with a desire to quit using tobacco products. Based on the 12-step program. Meets weekly in Hagerstown. Call Bev at 301-842-1053.

Epilepsy/seizure support

A free epilepsy/seizure support group is now forming. Contact Ken at 304-989-3500 or 304-707-0111, or e-mail

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077

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.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Tuesday, May 4, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-824-7725.

Overeaters Anonymous

Tuesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m. Community Health Center, 24 N. Walnut St., second-floor conference room, Hagerstown. Call 301-694-3554 or go to

TOPS Md. 0446

Wednesday, May 5, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-2547.

Concerned persons

Wednesday, May 5, 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.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, May 6, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-293-2243 or go to

Morgan County Diabetes Education and Support

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -Thursday, May 6, 6:30 p.m. War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive. The program will be about foot care. Diabetic patients, their family members and caregivers are invited. Group meets first Thursday of each month. For information, call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, May 7, weigh-in 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Call June at 301-582-4821 or Virginia at 301-733-1296.

Celebrate Recovery

o Friday, May 7, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377.

o WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Friday, May 7, 7 to 9 p.m. Otterbein Church's OC Refinery, 912 S. Potomac St. Call 717-762-7147.

o WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. to noon. Otterbein Church parsonage, 801 Park St. Men's step study for those seeking victory over a hurt, hang-up or habit. Call 717-762-4177.

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