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Support groups: Week of Aug. 19

August 20, 2013

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077
Today, weigh in 7:15 to 9:15 a.m., meeting 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagers-town. Call 301-582-2292.

Gam-anon
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.

Overeaters Anonymous
Today, 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.

Early-stage memory loss
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 4:30 p.m. Somerford House, 10114 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Group meets the first Tuesday each month, for people with early-stage memory loss and caregivers. Call 301-696-0315.

Alzheimer’s Association
Wednesday, Aug. 21, noon. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Hagers-town. Group meets the third Wednesday of each month. RSVP to 301-582-1750.

Amyloidosis
Wednesday, Aug. 21, noon, Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road, Williamsport. RSVP to 301-714-0992 or 301-293-1309.

Concerned Persons Group
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m., Meritus Behavioral Health Services, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. Use Robinwood Orange entrance. Free group for those who care about someone who suffers from mental illness. Call 301-766-7600.

Codependents Anonymous
Thursday, Aug. 22, 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 www.coda.org.

TOPS 0308
Friday, Aug. 23, 5 p.m. weigh-in, 6 p.m. meeting. Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-1296.

Celebrate Recovery
Friday, Aug. 23, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-4377.

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

Al-Anon/Alateen
A group for anyone affected by a family member’s or friend’s drinking. Call 240-285-9831.

Abortion recovery
An abortion-recovery ministry of Pregnancy Ministries Inc. Call 717-372-2845.

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