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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. 

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Meet The Founder

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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Latest Blogs

Recovery Spotlight: Sam O

When I think about my childhood, I don’t think about eating dinner with my siblings in our backyard, family movie nights, the neighbor kickball games or any happy memory for that matter. I remember sitting at the top of my stairs listening to the cops talk to my parents every

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Recovery Spotlight: Abigail M

They say that pride comes before the fall. And I had a lot of pride growing up…the falling came later on. I was that obnoxious, arrogant middle-school girl who wholeheartedly felt that she knew everything. In my small, inexperienced mind, I was smarter and better than most people, and yet

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Recovery Spotlight: Emily S

My name is Emily. And I’m an alcoholic. I have been sober for 425 days. I have spent almost 14 months on one of the best journeys of my life, Recovery. When I was in active addiction, I had no idea what recovery was. My mind wasn’t even thinking beyond

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