Support groups: Week of Monday, Oct. 29

October 26, 2012

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077

Today, weigh in at 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call Patsy at 301-582-2292 or Patsy at 301-842-3615.


Today, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 33 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., use side entrance. An anonymous self-help program for friends and family whose lives have been affected by someone with a gambling problem. Call 240-409-2395 or go to

Food Addicts Anonymous

Today, 7:30 p.m., 723 N. Market St, Frederick, Md. For people who have an addiction to food. Call 301-693-4824



Thursday, Nov. 1, 1 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Guest speaker Dr. Linda Sigmund of the Movement Disorder Center of the Neurology Center of Fairfax, Va., will discuss medications for Parkinson's. Call Art Guyer at 240-625-2722, email, website

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Twelve-step meeting for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. For more information, call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

Morgan County Diabetes Education and Support Group

Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., War Memorial Hospital, 1 Healthy Way, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Class will be in Education Room B. Topic "Healthy Eating Tips for Diabetics" will be presented by Maggie Costello, director of nutrition services at War Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 304-258-6577.

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Nov. 2, 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

Divorce Care

Sunday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Asbury United Methodist Church, 10 W. North St., Charles Town, W.Va. To register call Pastor Jensen at 304-725-5513, or go to

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.

Support groups run every Monday in The Herald-Mail. To submit your listing, email it to Recurring support groups must be resubmitted monthly.

For more information, call Lifestyle editor Crystal Schelle at 301-791-7136.

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