The Live R.E.A.L. Foundation brings awareness to communities on how life changes when you live Relational while being Empathetic, Authentic and most of all Loving. The Live R.E.A.L. Charity Foundation provides awareness & education to fight against the stigma of mental illnesses and substance use dependancy.
The vision of Live R.E.A.L. is to see a significant decrease in death due to mental illness and drug use in Rockford, Illinois & Metro Communities by the end of 2026. The mission is to be a vehicle in which community members can use to get education and support for stopping the stigma of mental illness and substance use dependency.
"Unintentional overdoses due to nonmedical use of drugs or alcohol increased for the seventh consecutive year
to 313 in 2019." ~ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries News Release, US Bureau of Labor Statistics