Rising Above Addiction featured on Chamber Chat Podcast

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Thank you, Mike McMullin, President of Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, for inviting me to to be on Chamber Chats, on Easter morning. This show focuses on resurrected hope and the just-released book, Reclaiming My Life, on addiction, recovery, and healing. About Chamber Chat… Chamber Chat is a weekly radio program that airs on Sunday Mornings around 7:30 am on AM 1470 or FM 102.3 WTTR. The program features Mike McMullin, President of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. To … Read More

ORDER NOW: Book Launch – “Reclaiming My Life” by Tammy Lofink with Sylvia Blair

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Reclaiming My Life has arrived! Thank you for your continued support! News Release Contact: Tammy Lofink, Author, Reclaiming My Life Cell: 443-536-6102 RisingAboveAddiction@gmail.com JUST RELEASED! RECLAIMING MY LIFE, A NEW BOOK ABOUT ADDICTION, RECOVERY, AND HEALING, IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE Reclaiming My Life, a new book about addiction, recovery, and healing, has just been released and is now available for purchase. The book takes the reader on a journey through the poignant story of Maryland mother and wife, Tammy … Read More

Featured Story: Michael Griesser

“In seven years, he went from running a theft ring and having a full-blown heroin addiction to starting a family, landing a job selling real estate, and opening a sober home…“ Gratitude – the quality of being thankful. Readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. It seems so simple. Almost as if it should be engrained in each of us from birth. In my experience that just isn’t the case. This one very small quality (or mindset) has … Read More

4 Episodes featuring Rising Above Addiction on Carroll Helping Carroll

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Thank you, Richard and Alyssa and everyone else at the Community Media Center of Carroll County, for inviting me to talk about Rising Above Addiction on Carroll Helping Carroll. When we all work together change happens, lives are saved and we show our incredible strength as a community. Rising Above Addiction- The Origins of the Organization  Tammy Lofink describes to Rich Salkin, Addictions and Wellness Counselor, what inspired her to create Rising Above Addiction, the services offered, and fundraising … Read More

Tim Weber Documentary – Kennedy Addiction Recovery Center

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I met Tim Weber a few weeks after Rob died. That day changed my life. I didn’t know it at the time, but Tim would soon become a lifeline for me… Tim taught me how to understand addiction. More Importantly… Tim taught me Recovery, and not just for people struggling with addiction. He walked me through my recovery of loss. He held my hand, so to speak, and showed me how to heal through helping others. Today we continue to … Read More

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

Winning Unsung Hero Award from Tuerk Conference

Nominated by Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Thank you Zach and Sam, at Maryland Addiction Recovery Center for nominating me for this award. I have so much respect for both of you. Maryland Addiction Recovery Center is honest, ethical, and most importantly, a safe place for someone to go who is seeking treatment. MARC is always just a phone call away for help. I am honored to receive this award from such great people!

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