Share Your Bloom Story
Bloom Stories plant seeds of personal experiences to inspire other sisters experiencing opioid use disorder towards treatment. Help us, help more Black women in California bloom by sharing your story. There are many paths to healing and every experience contributed will sprout a new course of growth.
By participating in the See Her Bloom Stories initiative you are agreeing to share a Bloom, or recovery story, from opioid use disorder.
These stories should be honest, personal testimonies of your experience at whatever level of detail you feel comfortable and whichever step of healing you feel would be most helpful.
For example, a Bloom Story could be anything from an aha moment that inspired you to seek out resources, to the perseverance it took to stay on your treatment path, to the wisdom you’d like to share with other women on a similar path.
The contributors of Bloom Stories will receive a $100 stipend as a thank you.
See Her Bloom reserves the right to edit and remove parts of your story that might express views counter to the See Her Bloom campaign. Our team can also edit parts (including grammatical errors, typos, words) for clarity. We can also add logos, bylines, ads, images and other elements to your story when cross-posting on other platforms. This is not to misconstrue the message of your story but to ensure that it is optimally delivered to our audiences.
Ready to share your Bloom Story, sis?
All you have to do is digitally sign off on the agreement below to begin the submission process.
1. No profanity.
2. No Minors. No stories about people under the age of 18 or submissions from people under the age of 18.
3. No names (unless you elect to share your own).
4. No “outing” others experiencing opioid use disorder (we’ll be here when they are ready to bloom).
5. This is a safe space for sharing stories and healing methods for opioid use disorder and opioid withdrawal. Your Bloom Story submission is anonymous unless you check the box below stating that you would like to use your name and are okay with it being posted publicly.
6. Once you submit your Bloom Story, you’re a part of our Bloom Family, so we’d like to protect you as such. If anyone feels like they are facing an 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.