Carroll County expanding behavioral health services; Sykesville Recovery Support will offer beds for treatment, triage

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GREAT NEWS!!! “People who want to overcome substance abuse will soon have another safe place to rest their heads at night in Carroll County while they wait to begin treatment. The Carroll County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved a $497,715 contract with Maryland Treatment Centers Inc. to bring treatment services to the Carroll County Recovery Support Program facility in Sykesville, according to Ed Singer, county health officer…” Read the full article at: https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll/news/cc-substance-abuse-treatment-beds-20190810-gz7tddnwafdgpeiiyzgltkciwi-story.html?fbclid=IwAR3SVuQ18ppNWjidaFTc5WBGZQZDjLvtSKpSuRF1Pxhwf0eA64p9BPQxZH0 Photo Courtesy Photographer Ken Koons, Carroll … Read More

Tomlinson: Kudos to Carroll for progress made on opioids; let’s make sure trend continues

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Thank you for mentioning Rising Above Addiction in your article with the Baltimore Sun, and for helping to be a part of the solution! “Nonprofit organizations also play an important role in Carroll’s County’s efforts to suppress the spread of opioid abuse. After losing her 18-year-old son to heroin in 2014, Tammy Lofink founded Rising Above Addiction (RAA). Treatment can be a costly endeavor and often holds back individuals from getting the help they need. Lofink’s nonprofit raises money to … Read More

Nick Boyle Signing Autographs to Help Rising Above Addiction

FREE Autographs were given by the Ravens Tight End Nick Boyle #86 to help the Rising Above Addiction Charity. Lupton’s Sports was on had with art photos, jerseys, footballs, and helmets for purchase for Nick to sign!! Thank you Nick Boyle for coming out to support Rising Above Addiction and Kristin Spurrier Scholarship Fund. It was great to meet you and your wife, and we appreciate you taking time out of your schedule to help our cause.   Thank you … Read More

Recovery Unplugged with Richie Supa

Incredible opportunity today… We got to visit Recovery Unplugged. Every Friday they have a program for their clients called, Feel Good Friday. Richie Supa comes out and performs for the clients. It was awesome to be able to meet and talk with him today. Thank you Barry, Paul and Ralph for inviting us out today; what you guys are doing is amazing! Brian and Helen, Happy Anniversary. It was great to see you both today. Together, we will fight the battle of addiction. Aerosmith Steven Tyler Rising … Read More

Running & Riding For Recovery

Another incredible day! Thank you to everyone who came out to support us, and a big thank you to all of our volunteers; you all were awesome! To all of the beautiful angels we have lost to Addiction, TODAY WAS FOR YOU! Thank you Jane and Donna, Tri Sport Junction and Dennis, S’ville Bikes…. I could not have done any of this without your support, generosity, guidance and love. I can’t thank you all enough. Can’t wait til next year!

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