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. 

Latest Blogs

Recovery Spotlight: Melissa S

Today is January 4, 2018 and I have been sober for 319 consecutive days. But I started the journey of recovery about 10 years ago. The secret of change, I’ve found, is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new. I spent

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Recovery Spotlight: Carl C

In 1982, I was born into a life of addiction and crime surrounding my parents. Growing up the use of drugs in our household was not uncommon and was pushed upon my siblings and myself by our mother. At the age of 12 I started smoking weed. By 14, my

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Recovery Spotlight: Branden Mc

My darkest day, my lowest moment, my last chance… My name is Brandon McAllister; I’m from Frederick Maryland and I’m a recovering alcoholic, addict, and former drug dealer. See, those first two admissions I would have never admitted to. The last one I took pride in admitting to… Go figure.

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