Rise Together Joins National Safety Council for Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day   The National Safety Council was joined by survivor advocates, legislators and local, grassroots organizations at the 2017 Illinois Overdose Awareness Day rally at NSC headquarters in Illinois Aug. 31. NSC welcomed University of Kentucky and NBA basketball player Rex Chapman. After multiple injuries and surgeries, Chapman developed an addiction to…

Recovery Organizations Kick off National Recovery Month with #SpeakingOutLouder Campaign

Over 40 Million Americans Today are Addicted to Alcohol, Nicotine, or Drugs. Yet, there are over 20 million people in recovery today; proving that recovery is possible. Recovery Organizations Kick off National Recovery Month with the #SpeakingOutLouder Campaign The organization's Rise Together, Crave21, and Soul Stamps have announced a social…

New show, CHASING THE FIX, focuses on #recovery and finding solutions to the deadly drug epidemic.

Grammy Award winning artist, Sirah , and recovery advocate, Ryan Hampton, lead in a show highlighting recovery and capture solutions to the nation's drug epidemic: "I'm so excited to share some huge news about my new TV series with you all! Sirah and I are collaborating with ITV Studios & Scout Productions on a new series called…

Rise Together Memeber, Alicia Cook, Featured in the Top 25 Poetry Books for Teens

Alicia's Book: "Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately" is structured like an old-school mix-tape, Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately is Alicia Cook’s lyric message to anyone who has dealt with addiction. “Side A” touches on all aspects of the human condition: life, death, love, trauma, and growth. “Side B” contains haunting black-out remixes…

Rise Together Member, Jesse Heffernan is Now Outreach and Training Manager at Faces & Voices of Recovery

Jesse Heffernan Now Outreach & Training Manager at Faces & Voices of Recovery Jesse is an experienced trainer, manager and a whiz at social media & networking. He recently co-founded the successful "Million Mohawks for Mental Health Challenge" campaign to raise awareness and address stigma of mental illness. Our great…