3rd Annual Drug & Overdose Prevention Vigil

Last night the State’s Attorney for Carroll County hosted the 3rd Annual Drug & Overdose Prevention Vigil. This year Keith Mills of WBAL-TV & 98 Rock returned to participate and tell of his story of addiction. The Keynote Speaker was Darryl Strawberry, who spoke this year to talk about his struggles with addiction, and how he has managed to find peace in long term recovery. During Mr. Strawberry’s Major League Baseball career, he received 4 World Series Titles: New York Mets … Read More

Rising Above Addiction speaks at Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church, in Eldersburg, Maryland

This morning Brittney and I were asked to speak at Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church, in Eldersburg. We are blessed to have such love and support from our wonderful community. Thank you Elizabeth, Bill, and Sharon for believing in our cause. A note from Rev. Dr. Bill Brown… I always remember something Tammy said to me: “Addiction is not discriminatory; it reaches across all socio-economic and racial boundaries. No one is immune; odds are you already know someone who is … Read More

2017 Drug & Violence Awareness Expo

What an Awesome day! We spoke to over 500 middle schoolers at the 2017 Drug and Violence Expo held at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, Maryland. Although it was sad to see so many students tear up, it meant that they were listening, learning, and getting it. Thank you to everyone for allowing us to share our story in hopes of making change.   Featured in the Carroll County Times… “In third iteration, drug and violence expo still … Read More

Senate Bill for Opiate Distribution Death Bill – Carroll County is fighting hard!

Senate bill for opiate distribution death bill – Carroll County is fighting hard! Listen from 6:34 in or the beginning of the bill around 6:25… just click the link below and you will be taken to the video. http://mgahouse.maryland.gov/mga/play/c46e201a-47a8-47ba-b959-655201b26626/?catalog%2F03e481c7-8a42-4438-a7da-93ff74bdaa4c&playfrom=21804000 Senate Bill #539 | House Bill #687 Tuesday at the House, and now today we are at the Senate testifying in favor of Bill 539. It’s great to be a part of helping to make change; changes that will have a … Read More

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