Support groups

September 06, 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 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown. For families and loved ones of persons with mental illness. Call Connie at 301-824-7725.

TOPS Md. 0446

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


Concerned Persons

Wednesday, Sept. 8, 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.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Sept. 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-293-2243 or go to

TOPS Md. 308

Friday, Sept. 10, weigh-in 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Anyone interested is welcome. For information, call June at 301-582-4821 or Marie at 301-824-3245.

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Sept. 10, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. This is a Christ-centered recovery based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377.

Alzheimer's caregivers

Friday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Western Enterprise Fire Hall social hall, rear of 526 Washington Square, Hagerstown. Meet and greet coordinators from the Alzheimer's Association and support group facilitator Pastor Jerry Lowans. No charge to participate. Go to .

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 and seizure support

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

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