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

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.

National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo, along with Tim Weber and Brittney Sabock from our Office, had the honor of being selected to give a presentation on the various initiatives we have implemented to combat drug overdoses at the National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta this week. We also had the opportunity to learn of other initiatives from around the country that we can bring back to Carroll. It was great that so many from our Health Department also … Read More

Couch to Five Mile Training Group

Hi Everyone! Run Moore in Westminster is doing a Couch to Five Mile Training Group…… Run Moore Goal: The mission of this program is to help you achieve completing a 5-mile run/race (you determine your goals)! Sign up today and be ready for Running For Recovery! Click for details below…. I Run Moore: Couch to Five Mile Training Group  

TIPS – Threats in Plain Sight

The Carroll County State’s Attorney Office is hosting a drug awareness program specifically designed for parents on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Manchester Valley High School, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester. The program is designed to educate parents on the “Threats In Plain Sight” for drug abuse by modeling a mock bedroom with hidden drug paraphernalia throughout including several hiding places. The bedroom will use every day items for parents to find as well as educate them on what to … Read More

Community Forum on State of Addiction

Rising Above Addiction is partnering up with Maryland Addiction Recovery Center and Wesley Freedom UMC to hold a quarterly community forum on the current State of Addiction. Our goal is to bring awareness to the community, educate and help family members navigate through a loved one’s addiction (including providing family members with resources), and having a Q&A at the end. We will have five speakers: Zach Snitzer from Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Tammy Lofink from Rising Above Addiction Carroll County’s … Read More

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