Support groups for the week beginning Oct. 3

September 30, 2011

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Monday, Oct. 3, weigh-in 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-582-2292.

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Wednesday, Oct. 5, 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.

Grandparent/Relative as Caregiver

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to noon. Washington County Commission on Aging, 140 W. Franklin St., Fourth Floor, Hagerstown. Topic is "Teens Have Choices." Speakers will be nurse practitioner Patsy Ardinger and Louise Wyant, registered nurse. RSVP by today. Call Ruth Brown at 301-790-0275 ext. 205, or Linda Crone at ext. 210.

Concerned Persons

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6 p.m., Meritus Behavioral Health Services, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. For those who care about someone who suffers from addiction. Call 301-766-7600.


Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, Hilltop, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Includes free lunch. Speaker will be Becky Dunlop, RN, of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Call Art Guyer at 240-625-2722 or email


Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Paul Cooper will discuss osteoporosis. Free; open to the public. Call 304-258-6577.

Codependents Anonymous

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

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Oct. 7, 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

If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call 301-733-1109.


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

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