Rise Life began as the Addiction Alert Organization in 1989 and opened its doors to clients in October 1990. This year makes twenty-four (24) years in operation; also with Sonita Morin Abrahams as Executive Director. RISE is an acronym for Reaching Individuals through Skills and Education.


Our Mission

“To provide educational, vocational and health-related services for at-risk populations, including those suffering from addictive disorders, in order to facilitate healthy and productive lifestyle choices.”

Our Vision

“A Jamaican society where young people and other vulnerable populations are empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices in a supportive and rehabilitative environment.”