A native of New Hampshire, Ryan is a person in sustained recovery and a Certified Recovery Support Worker. In January 2020, Ryan began his current position as the Harm Reduction Coordinator for the HIV/HCV Resource Center (H2RC) in Lebanon, NH. He operates The Claremont Exchange, a legal syringe service program in Claremont, New Hampshire. Ryan is an advocate for improving the rights of people with lived experience who face stigma, discrimination, and trauma and hopes to help reduce these struggles through this study! He joined the MORE Study Advisory Team because he is an advocate for improving the rights of people who use drugs. He hopes that this study can reduce some of the structural violence that occurs for pregnant women who use drugs and elevate the voices of those impacted by the failed war on drugs.