MARC Director of Business Development Zach Snitzer joins Tammy Lofink, Founder of nonprofit Rising Above Addiction, on “Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel.” Tammy’s son Rob passed away from an overdose and Tammy in turn has used that experience to help other families dealing with addiction.
The next Community Forum on Addiction will be held this Wednesday, April 11th, at Wesley Freedom UMC, at 7 p.m. We will be discussing Prevention and Advocacy. There will be a Q&A at the end. This is a free event. Speakers ton include: Zach Snitzer , Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Dr Peter Musser, PHD Susan Krebs, Delegate Tammy Lofink, Rising Above Addiction Related Articles Carroll County Times: Wesley Freedom UMC to host second community forum on addiction on April 11
Thank you Baltimore Style Magazine for sharing my story and for bringing awareness to the opioid epidemic. Written by Erica Rimlinger… Local parents, hospitals and agencies find ways to fight the nation’s opioid problem. We know the stats are grim: Between 1999 and 2010, the quantity of prescription opioids sold to U.S. pharmacies, hospitals and doctors’ offices nearly quadrupled, according to the Atlanta- based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That includes drugs such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and methadone. Patients … Read More
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
Thanks to everyone that came out & supported this event. The turn out was HUGE, we sold over 500 tickets!! The event raised over $6,000.00! The best part is the amount of lives that will be saved and changed because of this! The Addiction and Recovery Awareness Music Fest was held on July 15th in Westminster, Maryland, to shed light on the dangers of opioid addiction. The family-friendly event showcased eight musical acts and four speakers with the goal to … Read More