Support groups for the week begining Aug. 1

July 29, 2011

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 0077

Monday, Aug. 1, 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, Aug. 2, 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, Aug. 3, 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. 3, 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.

Parkinson's disease

Thursday, Aug. 4, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Lunch and meeting. Call Art Guyer at 240-625-2722, email

Morgan County diabetes education and support

Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Registered nurse Kathy Burroughs will discuss heart attack risks. For diabetic patients, family members and caretakers. Call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Aug. 5, 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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