Black women have higher rates of opioid use disorder than the media or medical professionals currently recognize, so this program was created to change the narrative by providing healing methods to Black women specifically.
The Public Health Institute, Center for Collaborative Planning funds See Her Bloom.
You can spread the word about the campaign using the social toolkit as a guide and encourage other women to submit their story by forwarding the story submission form.
Yes, this is a 100% safe space for sharing anonymously. No names will be used or attached to any stories posted unless you request to use your real name. All submissions are reviewed and approved by our team prior to posting.
Your Bloom Story is anonymous unless you check the box in the story submission form stating that you would like to use your name and are okay with it being posted publicly.
Since many stories are anonymous, you can’t thank them personally, but you can post about how their story impacted your growth journey. Tag #SeeHerBloom, and they’ll likely see your gratitude on social media.
Sharing this website and our resources would be a great start. You can also offer to serve as a cheerleader and accountability partner on their path to healing. If anyone feels like they are facing opioid use disorder and needs help, please call SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service in English and Spanish.