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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

jackmartin777

jackmartin777

It must stop

Phoebe

I will look out for family and friends by sharing our struggles together and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health

PokerPete

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

esty

esty

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Tim

Many folk have mental health issues, let's not make them feel ostracised, them but help them on the road to recovery.

Becca

I will update my mental health website more often to enhance the help I give to those suffering with any type of mental health illness and to educate those that do not understand what it is like to live with mental health illness.
I am a sufferer myself and I want to help those that are suffering too. My other aim is to educate those that do not understand mental health illness. Join me at: http://mentalme.blog.com/

Bob

I pledge to be more open about my mental health struggles in hope that others may talk more too and realise that we are not alone. In this together. Strength in numbers. Honestly and unashamed we should stand and fight.

Jenn

I will tell my friend or loved one I love them by all means and I don't care if they are different I will love them by who they choose to be.

Kiwi

Kiwi

I will tell my friends if I need them and I will make them feel confident about themselves.

Maria

Nosce te ipsum

Betty

Betty

I will tell my BFF that i am a little depressed, bipolar, and have anxiety. It will be hard, but i need to get it off my chest and i think it will get worse if i keep it in.

Char

Char

I will always be ready to support those in need, even on the street and people seem sad or are crying, I will endeavour to ask them how they are, if they need anything. Quite often a smile is the best gift and everyone deserves a helping hand.

Nicky

Nicky

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Angel

Angel

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Jamie

Jamie

I will ensure that I am open, aware and responsive to the feelings and emotions of others.

Helena

I promise as a student nurse, and when I am a professional, to speak openly of my own experiences and mental health challenges in practice to fight stigma in clinical areas and encourage other service-users to speak out and join the mental health services to help shape it.

Louise

Louise

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Chris

Chris

I know that sometimes something which can be a massive help is simply to be there for someone; to show them that you care for them and will always be there for them. I want to be able to do that for the people I care for and hold dear, because they can do it for me.

HannahNicole

I will always make sure to support and check in on others like people did for me

Lucy

I will not lie about my mental health problems but be honest and open in the hope it raises awareness and encourages others to talk

portia

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Becca

Becca

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Jess

I will do everything I can to let everyone I love know that they're never alone no matter what's going on in their lives or where they are.

Kirsty price

I will strived to recognise when people need help

Ruth

Ruth

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Roofie

Roofie

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Hazel

I will keep being open about my mental health and keep raising awareness to combat the stigma associated with it, so no person at all has to face any mental illness alone.

Katie

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Aisha

Aisha

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Sam

Sam

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

David

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Lynne

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Antonia

Antonia

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

nickalodean

nickalodean

I will look out for my friends and make sure they know that i care and that im here for them at any time

Nell

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Abi

I will try my best in every way possible to help out someone I know who is going through a difficult time in their life and to be there for them whenever they need me

Edgineer

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ashley

Ashley

I am pledging to overcome my own mental illness and help anyone and everyone suffering like me.

Jessie

I'm going to be more open about my own experiences, in order to hopefully help other people open up too. I think that if some people are rude or uncomfortable with that, then it just shows how much that there needs to be more openness altogether.

Lola

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Sharon43

Sharon43

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ethan

Ethan

I will always be here for my friends when they need me.

Sam

Sam

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Rachel

I will make a conscious effort to fight against mental health stigma if I notice it in conversation. I will be open and honest about my own experience.

Doug

Doug

I will be an advocate and a rock for those in my care!

Lex

Lex

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Lisa

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Mac

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

katy

I pledge to be open minded and non judgemental to all those I meet, greet them with love and if they need to talk I'll listen :)

Naomi

Naomi

I will smile at strangers to let them know they are not alone

brave

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Jess

I will not shy away from difficult conversations and try to listen and help to the best of my ability.

Janet

Janet

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Sherman

Sherman

I will continue to endeavour to begin a career in psychological services, I will continue to try and find time for volunteering and finally I will strive to support friends and family when they are going through a difficult time.

noeleen23

im 23 and have a mental illness and i wish there was more to raise awareness to end all the mental health stigma and i would love to raise awareness i have wristbands from the black dog campagin

Fiona

Fiona

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Kara

Kara

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Readie

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Lou

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Gixerchic67

Gixerchic67

I pledge to reduce stigma of mental health and daily advocate for those who struggle with their mental health for their voice to be heard.

Clair

I will be there for others to support and show how much I care, I know what it's like to be alone with mental health problems.

Jayne

Jayne

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Lindsey

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Jennyfer

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Ellie

Ellie

I promise to make sure that a friend or loved one knows that I am always here for them and that I am always there if they want to talk.

Kee

Illness is not something to be ashamed of. More education of mental health issues is broadly needed.

Thomas

Thomas

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ebb

I'll always ask my friends or loved ones if they're okay and will not feel bad about it. I know how it feels to feel like you're alone and nobody cares, so I want to put an end to this, today! c:

terry

terry

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

fdssw

fdssw

I will regulary check with my friends and loved ones how they are and I will let them know that I am there for them and let them know that they can talk to me about anything without judging.

Tom

Tom

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Eleanor

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Jack

Jack

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Melodie

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Florence Pearl

Florence Pearl

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Jess

Jess

I will do my best to break down the stigma that is attached to mental health problems and support people who are suffering with them.

Steven

Steven

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

J

J

I will talk to my gp about my mental health problems and not be scared that i will be judged by what i tell her.

AnnyBFree

AnnyBFree

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Lyndsay

Lyndsay

I pledge to challenge the stigma attached to mental health and raise awareness.

Let's put an end to mental health discrimination!

Lynnie

Lynnie

I will make time for all of my friends and family, ensuring that I encourage them to talk openly about any problems, worries or concerns they may have.
Let's put an end to mental health discrimination!

DEBI

DEBI

I will make a difference to services for young people be ensuring the report written for SAYC that surveyed 1700 young people is shared with as many as possible and in particular those that can influence change. See the report at http://stalbansyouthcouncil.wordpress.com/mental-health-report/

katiexoxo

katiexoxo

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Rhiannon

Rhiannon

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Richard

Richard

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Grace

I will always be there for my friends whenever they need me. Always.

tamzinrose

tamzinrose

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

melanie

melanie

Embrace ur perfect...

hel

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Kathryn

Kathryn

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Dani P

Dani P

I want to end the stigma of mental health, as I believe people should be treated as a equal. Just because you can't see mental health it does not mean it isn't there. Lets end the stigma!

Jemma

I'll stick by my friends through anything they may be going through and will always be there for a chat

Aidan

Aidan

I will make sure I leave everyone with a smile

Katie

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Matt

I pledge to step out of the darkness and challenge the stigma attached to mental health.

Mark

Mark

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Kate

Kate

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Alison

I will say what I mean rather than keeping quiet and being hurt

Tony

Tony

Ill try to live each day as best I can.

mich

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Beth

Beth

I will always be open to talk about mental health. I will always be here for my friends and anyone going through mental health issues. I will provide support and do anything within my power to make their lives and conditions easier.

Don

I will encourage people at all levels of my place of work to reduce stigma to people with mental health problems and support mental heath well-being at work.

Karen

Karen

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Katie

Katie

As 1 in 4 people suffer mental health issues there are plenty of us to support and be supported. I promise to share my story to help break the stigma attached and to be there for others who might need my help.

Roisin

Roisin

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Laura

Laura

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Lou

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Emsky

I am the sufferer of depression, psychosis, self harm, personality disorders, suicide ideation. For which I've been recently hospitalised three times in 2months. I work full time and have a 2year old I have an outwardly 'normal' life. I pledge to be there for fellow sufferers, being alone in your own head is the worst feeling ever.

nessynoo

nessynoo

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Antonia

Antonia

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Lozza

I will support my friends and family through their issues no matter what, and I won't judge them based on their problems

Andy

Andy

I will constantly be there to listen to my wife when she needs me.

Mags

I will share my story with everyone that may need my help to be open about theirs illness and to everyone that doesn't understand depression !

Amanda

Amanda

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Dee Dee

Dee Dee

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Janiedeyn

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

neesey

neesey

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Nia

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Hannah

Hannah

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Cabbage

I will make films to upload to youtube to inform people about mental health discrimination.

Connie

I will let them know I understand and know where they are coming from.

Sandra

Sandra

To end mental health discrimnation In higher education

Becky

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Hatty

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Mrs B

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Kerrie

Kerrie

I pledge to ALWAYS try my hardest to help and support someone with a mental illness in anyway that I can.

Bliss

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Lewy-Stevenson

Lewy-Stevenson

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Leni

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Gilly

Gilly

I pledge to be non judgemental and supportive of anyone with a mental health illness

Micaela

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Caitlin

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Gezu

I promise to try my best in helping people understand what a mental disorder is and teach all who I may come across that discrimination is bad and that it has to end!

sweet den

I have been depressed for over a year

Tina

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ben

Ben

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Amber

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Leah

I will keep in touch with friends and loved ones always to make sure they are okay and if they need anything

Zoe

Zoe

As someone who received the ominous diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder I want to spread the word about it and promote help for those who find it difficult to cope with it, as I have.

weeandcuddly

Depression is a recognised medical condition. Don't feel ashamed!

Gina

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Kate

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

stuart

Depression & Anxiety is invisible and people who suffer are very good at masking it, Sadly people who have not experienced it just don't understand it. Look out for the signs and encourage people to talk, in confidence if necessary.

Tally

Tally

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

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jackmartin777

jackmartin777

It must stop

Phoebe

I will look out for family and friends by sharing our struggles together and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health

PokerPete

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

esty

esty

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Tim

Many folk have mental health issues, let's not make them feel ostracised, them but help them on the road to recovery.

Becca

I will update my mental health website more often to enhance the help I give to those suffering with any type of mental health illness and to educate those that do not understand what it is like to live with mental health illness.
I am a sufferer myself and I want to help those that are suffering too. My other aim is to educate those that do not understand mental health illness. Join me at: http://mentalme.blog.com/

Bob

I pledge to be more open about my mental health struggles in hope that others may talk more too and realise that we are not alone. In this together. Strength in numbers. Honestly and unashamed we should stand and fight.

Jenn

I will tell my friend or loved one I love them by all means and I don't care if they are different I will love them by who they choose to be.

Kiwi

Kiwi

I will tell my friends if I need them and I will make them feel confident about themselves.

Maria

Nosce te ipsum

Betty

Betty

I will tell my BFF that i am a little depressed, bipolar, and have anxiety. It will be hard, but i need to get it off my chest and i think it will get worse if i keep it in.

Char

Char

I will always be ready to support those in need, even on the street and people seem sad or are crying, I will endeavour to ask them how they are, if they need anything. Quite often a smile is the best gift and everyone deserves a helping hand.

Nicky

Nicky

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Angel

Angel

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Jamie

Jamie

I will ensure that I am open, aware and responsive to the feelings and emotions of others.

Helena

I promise as a student nurse, and when I am a professional, to speak openly of my own experiences and mental health challenges in practice to fight stigma in clinical areas and encourage other service-users to speak out and join the mental health services to help shape it.

Louise

Louise

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Chris

Chris

I know that sometimes something which can be a massive help is simply to be there for someone; to show them that you care for them and will always be there for them. I want to be able to do that for the people I care for and hold dear, because they can do it for me.

HannahNicole

I will always make sure to support and check in on others like people did for me

Lucy

I will not lie about my mental health problems but be honest and open in the hope it raises awareness and encourages others to talk

portia

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Becca

Becca

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Jess

I will do everything I can to let everyone I love know that they're never alone no matter what's going on in their lives or where they are.

Kirsty price

I will strived to recognise when people need help

Ruth

Ruth

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Roofie

Roofie

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Hazel

I will keep being open about my mental health and keep raising awareness to combat the stigma associated with it, so no person at all has to face any mental illness alone.

Katie

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Aisha

Aisha

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Sam

Sam

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

David

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Lynne

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Antonia

Antonia

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

nickalodean

nickalodean

I will look out for my friends and make sure they know that i care and that im here for them at any time

Nell

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Abi

I will try my best in every way possible to help out someone I know who is going through a difficult time in their life and to be there for them whenever they need me

Edgineer

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ashley

Ashley

I am pledging to overcome my own mental illness and help anyone and everyone suffering like me.

Jessie

I'm going to be more open about my own experiences, in order to hopefully help other people open up too. I think that if some people are rude or uncomfortable with that, then it just shows how much that there needs to be more openness altogether.

Lola

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Sharon43

Sharon43

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ethan

Ethan

I will always be here for my friends when they need me.

Sam

Sam

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Rachel

I will make a conscious effort to fight against mental health stigma if I notice it in conversation. I will be open and honest about my own experience.

Doug

Doug

I will be an advocate and a rock for those in my care!

Lex

Lex

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Lisa

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Mac

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

katy

I pledge to be open minded and non judgemental to all those I meet, greet them with love and if they need to talk I'll listen :)

Naomi

Naomi

I will smile at strangers to let them know they are not alone

brave

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Jess

I will not shy away from difficult conversations and try to listen and help to the best of my ability.

Janet

Janet

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Sherman

Sherman

I will continue to endeavour to begin a career in psychological services, I will continue to try and find time for volunteering and finally I will strive to support friends and family when they are going through a difficult time.

noeleen23

im 23 and have a mental illness and i wish there was more to raise awareness to end all the mental health stigma and i would love to raise awareness i have wristbands from the black dog campagin

Fiona

Fiona

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Kara

Kara

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Readie

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Lou

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Gixerchic67

Gixerchic67

I pledge to reduce stigma of mental health and daily advocate for those who struggle with their mental health for their voice to be heard.

Clair

I will be there for others to support and show how much I care, I know what it's like to be alone with mental health problems.

Jayne

Jayne

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Lindsey

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Jennyfer

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Ellie

Ellie

I promise to make sure that a friend or loved one knows that I am always here for them and that I am always there if they want to talk.

Kee

Illness is not something to be ashamed of. More education of mental health issues is broadly needed.

Thomas

Thomas

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Ebb

I'll always ask my friends or loved ones if they're okay and will not feel bad about it. I know how it feels to feel like you're alone and nobody cares, so I want to put an end to this, today! c:

terry

terry

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

fdssw

fdssw

I will regulary check with my friends and loved ones how they are and I will let them know that I am there for them and let them know that they can talk to me about anything without judging.

Tom

Tom

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

Eleanor

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Jack

Jack

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Melodie

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Florence Pearl

Florence Pearl

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Jess

Jess

I will do my best to break down the stigma that is attached to mental health problems and support people who are suffering with them.

Steven

Steven

I will call a friend or loved one and ask them if there's anything I can do to help.

J

J

I will talk to my gp about my mental health problems and not be scared that i will be judged by what i tell her.

AnnyBFree

AnnyBFree

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Lyndsay

Lyndsay

I pledge to challenge the stigma attached to mental health and raise awareness.

Let's put an end to mental health discrimination!

Lynnie

Lynnie

I will make time for all of my friends and family, ensuring that I encourage them to talk openly about any problems, worries or concerns they may have.
Let's put an end to mental health discrimination!

DEBI

DEBI

I will make a difference to services for young people be ensuring the report written for SAYC that surveyed 1700 young people is shared with as many as possible and in particular those that can influence change. See the report at http://stalbansyouthcouncil.wordpress.com/mental-health-report/

katiexoxo

katiexoxo

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Rhiannon

Rhiannon

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Richard

Richard

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are.

Grace

I will always be there for my friends whenever they need me. Always.

tamzinrose

tamzinrose

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

melanie

melanie

Embrace ur perfect...

hel

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Kathryn

Kathryn

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Dani P

Dani P

I want to end the stigma of mental health, as I believe people should be treated as a equal. Just because you can't see mental health it does not mean it isn't there. Lets end the stigma!

Jemma

I'll stick by my friends through anything they may be going through and will always be there for a chat

Aidan

Aidan

I will make sure I leave everyone with a smile

Katie

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

Matt

I pledge to step out of the darkness and challenge the stigma attached to mental health.

Mark

Mark

I will remember to invite a friend out when I know they're going through a difficult time.

Kate

Kate

I will look out for friends and loved ones by sending a text to let them know I am there for them.

Alison

I will say what I mean rather than keeping quiet and being hurt

Tony

Tony

Ill try to live each day as best I can.

mich

I will text a friend or loved one and let them know I'm here to talk if they want to.

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