Support groups for the week beginning April 11

April 08, 2011

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077
Monday, April 11, 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 240-239-0486 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

Monday, April 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m. House at 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., next to Evangelical Lutheran Church. Use side entrance. Anonymous self-help program for friends and families whose lives have been affected by someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395.

Overeaters Anonymous
Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 p.m. Walnut Street Community Health Center, 24 N. Walnut St., second floor conference room, Hagerstown. All are welcome. No fees, dues or weigh-ins. Call 301-845-8849 or go to

Second Wind
Tuesday, April 12, 2:30 p.m., Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagestown. Master Gardener Ellen Catlett will speak about container gardening. For people with chronic lung conditions or breathing difficulties. Call Howard Guessford at 301-582-0988 or Jodi Ramsey at 301-791-6360.


TOPS Md. 0446
Wednesday, April 13, 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, April 13, 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.

Wednesday, April 13, Potomac Towers, first floor community room, 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown. Dr. Greg Smith of Podiatry Associates will talk about proper foot care for diabetics. John Lipscomb from Advanced Diabetic Solutions will be available to order diabetic shoes. Open to the community. Call Nutrition and Wellness Services at 240-313-3360.

Codependents Anonymous
Thursday, April 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

TOPS Md. 308
Friday, April 15, weigh-in, 5 to 5:45 p.m., 6 p.m. meeting. Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Call June at 301-582-4821 or Marie at 301-824-3245.

Celebrate Recovery
Friday, April 15, 7 to 9 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. A Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377 or go to

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

A group for anyone affected by a family member’s or friend’s drinking. Call 301-663-6626.

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