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Ryan Hampton Testifies Before The Energy & Commerce Subcommittee On Health In Support Of H.R. 4684

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March 22, 2018

H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act, authored by Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA), Mimi Walters (R-CA), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), and… read more

H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act, authored by Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA), Mimi Walters (R-CA), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) will authorize SAMHSA to develop, publish, and disseminate best practices for operating recovery housing that promotes a safe environment for sustained recovery from SUD.

Mr. Ryan Hampton, a recovery advocate with Facing Addiction, shared his story. It began in a familiar way – by receiving painkillers after an injury while hiking. Facing the subcommittee, Mr. Hampton explained he spent 10 years battling his heroin addiction that transpired, and has been sober for more than three years. After finally getting into a treatment center, Mr. Hampton said, “I needed help re-entering everyday life. I needed a long-term, safe, sober living situation that facilitated my recovery. I didn’t need much to stay sober, but the things I needed were absolutely not negotiable. I needed housing, medical care, and a supportive peer network, and a l close

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Ryan Hampton Testifies Before The Energy & Commerce Subcommittee On Health In Support Of H.R. 4684

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