Support groups: Week of Aug. 12

August 09, 2013

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077

Monday, Aug. 12, weigh in 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.


Monday, Aug. 12, 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.

Overeaters Anonymous

Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown. A 12-step program for men and women who desire to stop eating compulsively. Call 240-347-4685.



Wednesday, Aug. 14, noon. Broadmore Assisted Living, 1175 Professional Court, Hagerstown. Group meets monthly. Lunch provided. RSVP to K.C. Ryerson at 301-766-0066.

Concerned Persons Group

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m., Meritus Behavioral Health Services, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. Use Robinwood Orange entrance. For those who care about someone who suffers from mental illness. Call 301-766-7600.

Lyme disease

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m. The Station at Shepherds-town, Audrey Egle Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Email, or find Lyme Disease Support Group Eastern Panhandle on Facebook.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Aug. 15, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call Claudia at 301-293-2243 or go to

TOPS 0308

Friday, Aug. 16, 5 p.m. weigh-in, 6 p.m. meeting. Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagers-town. Call 301-733-1296.

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Aug. 16, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. A Christ-centered recovery program. Call 301-393-4377 or go to

Alcoholics Anonymous

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


For those affected by a family member’s or friend’s drinking. Call 240-285-9831.

Abortion recovery

Call Ruth at 717-372-2845 or visit An abortion recovery ministry of Pregnancy Ministries, Inc.

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