Offering Hope, Healing
and Understanding.
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Welcome to the Up & Out Foundation

The Up & Out Foundation is a non-profit with a mission to educate the public about the disease of addiction, the consequences of untreated addiction, and the process of recovery.  Those involved with the foundation are actively involved in the community to dispel the myths and reduce the stigma associated with addiction by sharing stories and celebrating the success of recovery

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Housing/Admission Fees for 105 People in 2018


of event proceeds and donations go directly to our cause and community.

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raised for Frederick County Drug Court incentive program in 2018

Recovery Spotlight

Recovery Spotlight: Allison G

Hi, my name is Allison and I’m an addict.  I grew up in a household where drinking alcohol was an everyday activity.  No special occasion or reason was needed to drink.  It just was what we did.  I remember being…

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Recovery Spotlight: Megan R

I sit here, pen in hand, paper in lap, wondering at what point in my life did my addiction begin, and which details should I divulge in order to share my experience, strength, and hope with you? The truth is,…

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Recovery Spotlight: Chris B

My name is Chris Benner. I’m 31 years old and have finally found hope in a new way of life. I grew up in a home that provided everything I needed financially, a nice house in a nice neighborhood. Everything…

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Looking for ways to help fight the opioid epidemic in our community? The more volunteers we have, the more people we can help.

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