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

Last night was incredible! Rising Above Addiction has given me the opportunity to continue to heal and keep my beautiful son Robert’s memory alive. I do this for you, because of you and in memory of you ❤️More Thank you Ryan Hampton for inviting me. You and Garrett are incredible! Love you guys ❤️ Thank you Barbara Straus for inviting us to your beautiful home. Thank you Daniel Baldwin and Tara Connner for speaking.

Red Ribbon Week

Thank you to an incredible group of middle school students, who raised money for Rising Above Addiction during Red Ribbon Week. Thank you for inviting me to share my story, and thank you for your generous donations. Some individual students donated as much as $50.00! What an amazing group of students. Thank you for giving back to your community!

HallowKlean SpookFest & 5K Run

Our first HallowKlean at Westminster City Park was a wonderful and spooky success! The 1 Mile Spooky Sprint was hosted by Rising Above Addiction, Push HOPE Project and The City of Westminster. Following the run and parade, we had special guest speakers and music. Special thanks to our performers: CloudGang, Ridge Long, & Janet Griffin. Special thanks to our keynote speaker: Ryan Hampton. (Learn Ryan Hampton’s story over at the Huffington Post – “I Worked For Bill Clinton In The ‘90s. Today, … Read More

Drug Court Graduation

Our Community coming together (Judges, Lawyers, Sherrif’s Department, Community Partners, etc), to support, encourage and give hope for a brighter future. And a special congratulations on graduation to Sara, and thank you for being a wonderful House Manger at Reclaiming My Life!

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