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Shelli Martineau

Shelli Martineau

Shelli is a Co­­mmunity Ma­­nager and Blogger for­ ­Health S­to­ries Pr­oje­ct. Her backg­­round is i­n Educatio­n,­ and she ­hol­ds a ma­ster­'s de­gree ­in C­urriculum ­& Inst­ruction fr­om the Uni­versity of­ Montana. In her free time she enjoys wr­iting, han­ging with her dog, ge­tting lost­ in the wo­ods, knitt­ing, and bad­ jokes.
Jen James Shares How She Turned Her Experience With Mental Health Crisis Into An Opportunity To Help Others

Editor’s note: If you or a loved one are living with depression, bipolar, and/or thoughts of self harm the following post could be potentially triggering. If you are overwhelmed or in pain you can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741741. Meet Jen……
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We say it often: sharing your story makes a difference, but don’t take my word for it, this comic by Tatiana Gill was inspired by comments and stories from Health Stories Project community members. 5 Reasons to share from patient advocates: 1. “My greatest support would…
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February Health Story Prompts

We’ve been really busy at Health Stories Project this month. First, an award-winning, documentary photographer connected with us to us to see if he could find people to participate in a unique project about life with mental illness. He’s already met with some…
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January Health Story Prompts

It’s a brand new year full of brand new possibilities and the team at Health Stories Project couldn’t be more excited for the year to come. Last year we accomplished quite a bit. Our blog and social media channels grew dramatically, we started…
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Rural Healthcare: 5 Things We Learned From Speaking to Patients About Their Options

When it comes to healthcare, access means a wide variety of services that are readily available, of reasonable quality, and affordable to those who need them. Big city dwellers have plenty of options for everything from dental checkups and mental health care to…
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If you’re looking for something good to watch on Netflix you’re in luck! These 12 health stories are available to watch right now. So, pick up your remote, grab your favorite snack, and enjoy!   It’s Not Yet Dark Health Topic: Amyotrophic lateral…
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December Health Story Prompts

As you may recall, last month we provided health story prompts to encourage more people to send us stories. I am happy to report that we received a story from Shirley Davis about life with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). We are so thankful…
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Living with pulmonary arterial hypertension

Meet Kathryn Kathryn has been living with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) since 2006. Though it’s a serious condition, she doesn’t let it slow her down – not even on the tennis court! We asked Kathryn to share her story with our app. Here’s what she…
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November Health Story Prompts

At Health Stories Project, our mission is to help patients and caregivers share their personal health experiences and to learn from the experiences of others. That’s what why we keep adding and talking about new ways for people to share. We work hard…
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Living with HIV: "A Positive Diagnosis Can Lead to Positive Living"

Meet Eric Eric Grant is from Atlanta, Georgia and has been HIV+ since 2014. He wants to help others live out loud and believes that living positive can be positive living. We asked Eric to share his story with our app. Check it…
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