About Stephanie Stout May

Executive Director

Stephanie is a founding member of AMPSS and served as the Inaugural President of the association during  the 2015 -2018 fiscal years. Stephanie currently works as the  Certified Peer Support Supervisor for Health Connect America and works in the Tupelo and New Albany locations.  She works primarily with dual diagnosed individuals seeking services for treatment and therapy for addiction as well as mental health issues. She has been in recovery since 2013.

In addition to her roles with HCA and AMPSS, she serves as an Ambassador for Peer Specialists for the Department of Mental Health, is a Peer Support Trainer, Trainer for Mental Health First Aid for youth and adults and trained in the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Whole Health and Management (WHAM), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Personal Outcome Measure Interviews. Stephanie is a member of the Tupelo division NAMI. She strives to be an example to others that recovery is possible, as well as to motivate and empower those around her. She feels it is essential that she give back what was given to her.