Support groups for the week of Jan. 10

January 07, 2011

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077
Monday, Jan. 10, 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 301-560-2403, or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

Monday, Jan. 10, 7 to 8:30 p.m. House at 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md, next to Evangelical Lutheran Church. Anonymous self-help program for friends and families whose lives have been affected by someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395.

TOPS Md. 0446
Wednesday, Jan. 12, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. For information, call 301-797-2547.

Celebrate Recovery
Friday, Jan. 14, 7 to 9 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. For more information, call 301-393-4377, e-mail to or go to

Concerned Persons
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m., Meritus Behavioral Health Services, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. Use orange entrance. For those who care about someone who suffers from addiction. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous
Thursday, Jan. 13, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

Alcoholics Anonymous
Washington County area. If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call 301-733-1109, and press zero 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.

Support groups run every Monday in Lifestyle. To add your event, e-mail Deadline is noon Wednesday for the following week's publication. Include date, time, location and contact number. Groups that run every week must resubmit the first of every month.

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