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: Charlie O

My life started off pretty normal. I was born to a relatively normal family. I grew up in Walkersville Maryland. And to anyone looking on from the outside I looked like I had my life together and I was enjoying it. I was involved in baseball and achieved Eagle Scout

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10 Things I Wish I Knew At The Beginning Of Sobriety

Hindsight is 20/20. Make my hindsight your insight and save yourself the trouble and heartache I suffered. Everything always makes more sense in retrospect. I know that as much as the next person. Even so, I cringe thinking about how much trouble and heartache I could have saved myself when

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Recovery Spotlight: Joanne P

Through the Grace of God, I haven’t found a need to pick up a drink in 23 years. I was taught early on in sobriety that I need to take one day at a time. That was hard because I had no idea how to do that. Throughout my journey,

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