The Up & Out Foundation is a non-profit with a mission to educate the public about the disease of addiction, the consequences of untreated addiction, and the process of recovery.  Those involved with the foundation are actively involved in the community to dispel the myths and reduce the stigma associated with addiction by sharing stories and celebrating the success of recovery. 


Meet The Founder

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Korey Shorb

Korey graduated from the Frederick County Drug Court Program in 2008 and began his own recovery in April of 2008. Since, he has dedicated his life to giving back and helping others who struggle with addiction as he once did. With nearly 10 years of sobriety, Korey continues to share his journey with the recovery community by way of the Up & Out Foundation community outreach and several other efforts. 

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Recovery Spotlight: Anne K

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference” I first read the serenity prayer, framed in my Mom’s office, after a bad breakup in high school. Seemed fitting at the time,

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Recovery Spotlight: Adam

As I sit here in my 6 x 8 cell, four days from Christmas I can only be thankful.  Thankful that I have been freed from the obsession to use; because when that thought crept into my mind while I was in my active addiction, there was no stopping me. 

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Recovery Spotlight: Cassandra C

Life is a gift, which I used to take for granted Growing up, as far back as I can remember I thought I had a normal family. My parents always made sure I had what I needed and was able to go do fun things with friends. What I didn’t

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