Stand Up Stories

Stand Up, Mississippi wants to inspire people in communities across the state to Be Brave and share their story of recovery or how they are working to make a difference in the opioid crisis in their communities. Below, we share stories of Mississippians who are standing up, speaking out, and inspiring hope.

SKIE’S STORY
ARI’S STORY
STACEY’S STORY
ZACH’S STORY
ELIAS’ STORY
LINDA’S STORY
JEFFREY’S STORY
WINSTON’S STORY
MARSHALL’S STORY
DIANA’S STORY
SHIRLEY’S STORY
STEVE’S STORY
MAE’S STORY
EKOKO’S STORY
JEANNE’S STORY
ROD’S STORY
ANGELA’S STORY
JAMES’ STORY
Deanna Ward Photo
DEANNA’S STORY
BUFKIN’S STORY
RIP’S STORY
Alisha Shackelford
ALISHA’S STORY

You too can encourage action, inspire hope and change the stigma of addiction.
Share your personal story of recovery or offer a statement of hope.