CHRISTINE ORTOLL CHARITY
Founded in memory of
my daughter who battled substance use disorder for 10 years.
We are committed to creating media about mental health issues and substance use disorder, that is both educational and inspiring, so our audience can feel empowered to take control of their lives, find the support they need and move forward with hope.
To transform the lives of those affected by mental illness and substance abuse so they can seek recovery and thrive.
Founded by Michael Ortoll in 2021, his daughter, Christine, battled substance use disorder and mental health issues for ten years. During this time Michael and his family left no stone unturned as they fought alongside Christine, turning to over 20 recovery centers and countless experts for help along the way.
She achieved sobriety for nearly three years, until her final relapse and resulting death via fentanyl overdose. It was Christine’s wish in her own words:
“I do not want to be defined by my disease but remembered for helping those with it”.
A documentary film, called “ONE SECOND at a TIME” (OSSAT) which shares Christine Ortoll's struggle for recovery, told from her own journals and by those who supported her, including family, close friends, and professionals. This production will make a difference in helping those who suffer from substance abuse, mental illness, and their loved ones.