4th Annual Overdose Vigil, May 23rd

With nearly 450 in attendance last night, the 4th Annual Drug Overdose and Prevention Vigil was another powerful and moving evening, not only because so many shared their grief over losing loved ones, but because there was so much hope that we can all work together to stop other families from experiencing the same pain. With representatives from our courts, law enforcement, elected officials, prevention organizations, treatment providers, recovery groups, religious organizations, and many local non profits all present last … Read More

3rd Annual Say Nope To Dope Walk

Tim Weber’s 3rd Annual Say Nope To Dope Walk. Thanks Tim for all that you do for our community. Great to have Brian DeLeonardo there! Big thank you to everyone who braved the rain and the elements to come out for the 3rd annual 2018 “Say Nope to Dope Walk”. Special Thanks to State’s Attorney Brian Deleonardo and Brian McCall aka B-RAiN from Cloud Gang!! Thank you to everyone who volunteered, helped out, cooked and cleaned up. Until next year, please- “Say Nope … Read More

In Memory of Johnn Romeo

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Rising Above Addiction will be making special t-shirts for a group of runners in Johnn’s memory. From Lindsay Romeo: Friends and family ~ In lieu of birthday gifts this year, I’m hopeful that we can raise some money for a local organization, “Rising Above Addiction”, in memory of my brother Johnn Romeo. Rising Above Addiction is a local organization that provides awareness, support, and financial assistance to youth and young adults seeking drug rehabilitation. RAA also hosts an annual run, “Running for … Read More

Tri Sport Junction Group Walk & Run

Tri Sport Junction hosted a run with Rising Above Addiction. Everyone met at Tri Sport Junction, in downtown Sykesville, on Thursday, May 17th, at 6:30 pm for a run/walk on River Road. We held a raffle and gave away two free entries to Running For Recovery.

Reflections

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It was a very busy week with The Community Forum, The Drug & Violence Expo and The 2nd Annual Softball Tournament. After these busy times, I am usually hit with intense emotions that trigger a lot of reflection. I feel incredibly blessed to have found purpose and meaning after losing a part of myself. Robert continues to live on in the most meaningful ways, and through Rising Above Addiction and Reclaiming My Life, he will never be forgotten. My life … Read More

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