Support groups

August 09, 2010

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077

Today, weigh-in 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call Donna at 240-527-5436.

TOPS Md. 0446

Wednesday, Aug. 11, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-2547.

Concerned Persons

Wednesday, Aug. 11, 6 p.m., Behavioral Health Services, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. Meet on the third floor. For those who care about someone who suffers from addiction. Call 301-766-7600.


Diabetes support

Thursday, Aug. 12, 1:30 p.m. first-floor community room, Potomac Towers. Roger Williamson from Blind Industries and Services of Maryland will give a presentation on low-vision aides and services. Open to the community. Call Lisa McCoy at 240-313-3360.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Aug. 12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-293-2243 or go to .

Alzheimer's Association

Thursday, Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m Country Meadows Retirement Community, 5955 Quinn Orchard Road, Frederick, Md. Light dinner and dessert served. RSVP to Debbie Savageau at 301-228-2249.

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, Aug. 13, 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.

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Aug. 13, 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. Call 301-393-4377.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Saturday, Aug. 14, New Light Metropolitan Community Church, 40 W. Church St., Hagerstown.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Washington County area. If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call 301-733-1109 and dial 0 for an operator.


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

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

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