Dreams Incorporated (Or How Poets Discuss Recovery) on ryanhampton.org
PBS NewsHour explores my poem "Hands"
Today I am a father, educator, business owner, poet, mentor, devoted son, loyal friend, faithful servant to the higher power that flows through us all, and luckiest man alive because I am in long-term recovery.
Special Performance Helps Attendees Understand the Power of Story
"Hands" is one of my newest poems and confronts the use of social media as activism for social justice issues.
Far From Finished Podcast Ep. 50: Joseph
Thank you to Kevin Selders for a great retelling of the amazing experience and work I did in New Orleans at the American Society of Addiction Medicine conference.
"Talk Ugly" Helped Me Find Recovery
This summer, I had the privilege of partnering with American Addiction Centers to share my story of addiction and recovery in Episode 50 of the Far From Finished podcast series.
I discuss my poem "Talk Ugly" and the impact of losing a friend to drug overdose in this blog post for Facing Addiction.