My name is Heather and I’m in long term recovery from major depressive disorder and substance use. I have been in recovery going on 5 years. I need to express how grateful I am for being given another chance at life. Opiates were my choice and it almost killed me. My use of opiates started […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/IMG_2916.jpg7361124Heather Panepintohttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngHeather Panepinto2018-07-11 07:47:552018-07-11 07:47:55Opiates Almost Killed Me. But I Got A Second Chance At Life.
Putting your grief into words is indescribable. Our family’s life was forever changed by an unspeakable tragedy when we lost our beautiful boy, our 21 year old son Cody, to a heroin overdose. This monster stole his dreams, our dreams, and the wreckage left behind is un-navigable. There is no healing, no moving on, your […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/IMG_2886.jpg11021487Bonnie Sesolakhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngBonnie Sesolak2018-07-08 10:40:302018-07-08 10:40:30A Heroin Overdose Took Our Beautiful Boy And Our Family Is Forever Changed
My story…. I’ve had a few spinal surgeries and when the pills ended is where my story really starts. I went through the nasty withdrawals and found myself on the other side. Until I started smoking pot to help my pain (physically and emotionally) You see I’ve been through a pretty crappy life… my father […]
I want to share a story here, not to bring light upon myself, but to something that I have struggled with for many years. These are my words, not something that I copied and pasted. I hope that this will bring awareness and hope for who ever reads this: I joined a group on Facebook […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_2729.jpg8961242Steve Birkheadhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngSteve Birkhead2018-06-28 10:48:592018-06-28 10:48:59I Will No Longer Be Silent. It's Now My Mission To Share My Story To Save Lives.
I am the mother of a daughter with a substance use disorder (SUD). I am also a wife, sister, friend, dog owner, New Orleans Saints fan, a lover of all things chocolate, a blogger, a speaker, a family peer support specialist, and an educator/advocate for family members who are navigating the landscape of AUD and […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IMG_2727.jpg14411944Jamie Edwardshttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngJamie Edwards2018-06-27 10:31:242018-06-27 10:31:24As A Mother, I Know My Family's Recovery Is Just As Important As My Daughter's Recovery