Support groups: Week of April 9

April 06, 2012

TOPS Md. 0077

Monday, April 9, weigh-in 7:15 to 8:15 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-582-2292 or 301-842-3615.


Monday, April 9, 7 to 8:30 p.m. House next to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. For friends and family whose lives have been affected by someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395 or go to

Grandparents support

Tuesday, April 10, 10 a.m. to noon. Commission on Aging, 40 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-790-0275.

Second Wind

Tuesday, April 10, 2:30 p.m. Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown. For people with chronic lung conditions or breathing difficulties. Free; open to the public. Guest speaker will be Jeri Lynch of Donate Life. Call Howard Guessford at 301-582-0988 or Jodi Ramsey at 301-791-6360.

TOPS Md. 0446

Wednesday, April 11, weigh-in at 8:45 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-797-2547.


Wednesday, April 11, 1:30 p.m. Potomac Towers first floor community room, 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown. Guest speaker will be Tracy Leach of the Washington County Health Department. Open to the community. Call Nutrition and Wellness Services at 240-313-3360.

Concerned Persons

Wednesday, April 11, 6 p.m., Meritus Behavioral Health Services, 11116 Medical Campus Road, orange entrance, east of Hagerstown. For those who care about someone who suffers from addiction. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, April 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, April 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, April 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, hosted by hospice chaplain and male volunteers. Participants are responsible for meal costs. Call Donna Steiner 717-217-3545.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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