Support groups for the week beginning Jan. 9

January 06, 2012

TOPS Md. 0077

Today, 9:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-582-2292.


Today, 7 to 8:30 p.m. House at 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Use side entrance. For friends and families of someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395, or go to

Second Wind

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2:30 p.m. Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown. For people with chronic lung conditions or breathing difficulties. Mary McPherson of the Washington County Health Department will speak about fall prevention through home safety. Call Howard Guessford at 301-582-0988.

Overeaters Anonymous

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m. Walnut Street Community Health Center second floor conference room, 24 N. Walnut St., Hagerstown. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Open to everyone. Call 301-694-3554 or go to


Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1:30 p.m. Walnut Towers eighth-floor community room, 11-12 S. Walnut St., Hagerstown. Washington County Health Department dietitian Lisa McCoy will present a program about counting carbohydrates. Open to the community. Call 240-313-3360.

TOPS Md. 0046

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 8:45 a.m. weigh-in, meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-2547.

Concerned Persons

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 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.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Jan. 12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-293-2243 or go to

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Jan. 13, 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

Bereaved men's breakfast group

Saturday, Jan. 14, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Main Street Deli, 177 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Meets second Saturday of each month. Open to men coping with the loss of a spouse. Sponsored by Lutheran Home Care & Hospice. Participants are responsible for meal costs. Call 717-217-3545.

Alcoholics Anonymous

If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call 301-733-1109, and dial 0.


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

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