Offering Hope, Healing
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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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$41,752

Housing/Admission Fees for 105 People in 2018

100%

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

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$1863

raised for Frederick County Drug Court incentive program in 2018

Recovery Spotlight

Recovery Spotlight: Sam O

When I think about my childhood, I don’t think about eating dinner with my siblings in our backyard, family movie nights, the neighbor kickball games or any happy memory for that matter. I remember sitting at the top of my…

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Recovery Spotlight: Abagail M

They say that pride comes before the fall. And I had a lot of pride growing up…the falling came later on. I was that obnoxious, arrogant middle-school girl who wholeheartedly felt that she knew everything. In my small, inexperienced mind,…

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Recovery Spotlight: Emily S

My name is Emily. And I’m an alcoholic. I have been sober for 425 days. I have spent almost 14 months on one of the best journeys of my life, Recovery. When I was in active addiction, I had no…

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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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