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Support groups: Week of Sept. 9

September 06, 2013

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Md. 0077

Monday, Sept. 9, 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 P. at 301-582-2292.

LIFE Lutheran Services Caregivers

Monday, Sept. 9y, 1 to 3 p.m. LIFE Center, 840 Fifth Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Group associated with the Alzheimer’s Association meets second Monday of each month. This month’s topic will be nutrition. Light refreshments. Free; open to the public. Call 717-709-2342 or 717-709-2346.

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.

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Overeaters Anonymous

Monday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown. A 12-step program for men and women who desire to stop eating compulsively. Group meets every Monday. Call 240-347-4685.

Food Addicts Anonymous

Monday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. 723 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. Meets every Monday. Call 717-387-5482.

Second Wind

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2:30 p.m. Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown. For people with chronic lung conditions or breathing difficulties. Barbara Spencer will speak about hypertension. Free; open to the public. Group meets second Tuesday each month. Call Howard Guessford at 301-582-0988.

Caregivers

Wednesday, Sept. 11, noon. Broadmore Senior Living, 1175 Professional Court, Hagerstown. Lunch is provided. RSVP to K.C. Ryerson at 301-766-0066.

Diabetes

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1:30 p.m. Walnut Towers eighth-floor community room, 12. S. Walnut St., Hagerstown. Presentation will be about foot care. Call 240-313-3349.

Concerned Persons Group

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 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, Sept. 12, 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.

Celebrate Recovery

Friday, Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m. Zion Reformed 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 www.celebraterecoveryhagerstown.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Al-Anon/Alateen

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

Abortion recovery

Call Ruth at 717-372-2845 or visit puregrace101.org. Pure Grace 101 is an abortion recovery ministry of the nonprofit Pregnancy Ministries, Inc.

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