Support groups: Week of Jan. 28

January 25, 2013

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077

Monday, Jan. 28, 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 P. at 301-582-2292.

Monday, Jan. 28,  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.

Food Addicts Anonymous

Monday, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m., 723 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. For people who have an addiction to food. Call 301-693-4824.

Bariatric surgery

Monday, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m. Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 W. Seventh St., classrooms 1 and 2, Frederick, Md. Group meets fourth Monday of each month. Call Sheri at 240-457-4605, email

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Jan. 31, 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

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagers-town. A Christ-centered recovery program based on the 12 steps and eight recovery principles of the Beatitudes. Call 301-393-4377 or go to

Hearing Loss Association of America

Frederick Chapter. Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. Manor House, Edenton Retirement Community, 5800 Genesis Lane, Frederick, Md. Social time will be followed by an association member's presentation about a recent tour of Israel. Group meets first Saturday of each month, for the hard of hearing, their families and friends. Meetings are CART reported.

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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