About ten years ago, I thought I was destined to die an alcoholic and drug addict; and I was ok with that. In fact, I was proud of how much I could drink. Then I found meth and lived in a drug-induced psychosis; I was the center of attention and the life of the party. […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/FullSizeRender-1.jpg408640Jimmy Bennetthttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngJimmy Bennett2017-08-16 10:19:232017-08-16 10:19:23From Paranoid to Making Progress in Recovery, My Eyes Are Fixed On the Future.
My name is Erin and I am a women in long term recovery from substance use disorder. What that means to me is that I have not found it necessary to use any mind altering, mood changing substance since November 10, 2014. A lot of people would ask…ok? So what’s the difference? By living a […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/FullSizeRender.jpg391419Erin Mayberryhttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngErin Mayberry2017-08-15 14:47:492017-08-15 14:47:49Before I Got Sober, I Couldn't See Who I Was. Now, I Value Myself in Recovery.
I don’t write as someone in recovery from addiction. I write as one in recovery from my obsession with someone who has struggled with addiction. I write as the affected family member. I am the youngest of six. Four of my older siblings were born into my parents’ violent marriage. My Dad was an alcoholic […]
I’m Catherine, I’m an addict, and I am many other things as well. I am a mother, a step-mother, and a wife. I am a daughter, a sister, and an aunt. I am an employee, a counselor, an advocate, and a human being. For years I was afraid to publicly acknowledge my reality of being […]
We are a family in recovery, almost 2 years. My son is almost 24 and entered treatment that day in 2015 after an intervention I held to save his life. That’s the day I committed myself to sobriety too, to change our family trajectory, our family story, to break the cycle and to devote my […]
https://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/IMG_2216.jpg424640Shelly Younghttps://ryanhampton.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ryan_Hampton_600.pngShelly Young2017-08-12 13:47:192017-08-12 14:19:29May My Love and My Voice Be Weapons of Mass Destruction Against Addiction