Support groups for the week beginning July 4

July 01, 2011

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077

Tuesday, July 5, 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 Patsy at 301-582-2292.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Tuesday, July 5, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Call Connie at 301-824-7725.

TOPS Md. 0446

Wednesday, July 6, 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, July 6, 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.

Circle of Hope grief counseling

Wednesday, July 6, 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jefferson County Hospice of the Panhandle, 73 Edmond Road, Suite 3, Kearneysville, W.Va. Six-week program for anyone experiencing grief over the loss of a loved one. Pre-registration required. Call Daniel at 304-264-3902, or email

Parkinson's disease

Thursday, July 7, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Call Art Guyer at 240-625-2722, or email

Christian counseling

Thursday, July 7, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Residence at 18908 Crofton Road, Hagerstown. Discuss emotional issues with a licensed clinical pastoral counselor, in a group setting. Ages 18 and older. Suggested donation $10. Call Susan at 301-797-6645, email susan@tem

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, July 7, 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, July 8, weigh-in at 5 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

Friday, July 8, 6 p.m. Hagerstown City Park north pavilion. A Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377 or go to www .celebraterecoveryhagerstown .org.

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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