Survivor Stories

Here is where you can send your story about your experience related to meningitis. Send us your story to and we will review it and post it on this page. 

Some of the people here have suffered through meningitis without any after effects. Others still carry its scars. But they all survived and their stories may inspire others to endure or their families to hope.

My name is Caroline Bertin. I don't remember my story that well even if it was just two years ago.
Good day. At the age of 2, I was rushed to the Montreal Children's Hospital with a very high fever and vomiting.
Derek and Steven's mother, Judy, tells their stories
Trevor's mother, Holly, tells his story
This story is about my 19-year old "baby brother".
Hi, my name Is Michelle Barry, I am 15 years old and I lIve In the UnIted States.
Hi there my name is Adrienne Cromwell from Weymouth N.S. I was born with Meningitis.
Charysma's mother, Wendy, tells Charysma's story
My name is Laura and I'm 22 years old. I contracted meningitis my 1st year of college in April of 2004.
In October 1996, at the age of 43, I contracted meningitis following insertion of a lumbar peritoneal shunt.