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American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis - and How to End It | Ryan Hampton
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Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis. Addiction is a trans-partisan issue that impacts individuals from every walk of life. Millions of Americans, tired of watching their loved ones die while politicians ignore this issue. Where is the solution? Where is the hope? Where's the outrage? Ryan Hampton is a young man who has made addiction and recovery reform his life's mission. Through the wildly successful non-profit organization Facing Addiction, Hampton has been rocketed to the center of Americas rising recovery movementquickly emerging as the de facto leader of the national conversation on addiction. He understands firsthand how easy it is to develop a dependency on opioids, and how destructive it can quickly become. Now, he is waging a permanent campaign to change our way of thinking about and addressing addiction in this country. In American Fix, Hampton describes his personal struggle with addiction, outlines the challenges that the recovery movement currently faces, and offers a concrete, comprehensive plan of action towards making Americas addiction crisis a thing of the past.
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Somebody needed to write about the solutions to the opioid epidemic from the perspective of a person in recovery who is familiar with the political game. Ryan Hampton has done that. This book is influential and important. The pharmaceutical industry must be forced to take some responsibility. I am a woman in recovery due to narcotics prescribed for legitimate chronic pain and I relate to this and want to help. We do recover.

taraWritesSci Stacked! I read Drug Dealer, MD by Anna Lembke a few months back which was from a doctor's perspective and thought that was eye-opening, I'm sure this will go even further. 7mo
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I know the person who (co)wrote this book! This is them being super excited for #pdx to #listenup!
No srsly, America, lets trying fixing this... And a lot of other things...#recovery #ryanHampton #opioidcrisis #clairerudyfoster #love #change #tripfiction

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