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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Sam

Sam

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Steve

Steve

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Alley

Alley

https://www.justdontsayimcrazy.com

Samantha

Samantha

I promise to share about DID to people around me to let them further understand DID

Ruth

Ruth

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Maria

Maria

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Jani Marie

Jani Marie

https://hbfrun2015.everydayhero.com/au/janine

I am going to run for it too! :)

Emily

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Harvey Lloyd

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

Kev

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

Jo

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

Angie

Angie

I will take the time, to speak to friends and family, who suffer, with anxiety,stress,depression,or any other kind of problems.

Jen

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

Hannah

Hannah

I will share my concerns about my mental health without fear of the outcome.

Dalton

Dalton

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Emma

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Mel

Mel

I will be open and honest about my depression to help me to help myself and to help others to understand.

Sophie

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

Danielle

Danielle

I will keep my heart open and share my love.

Ellie

Ellie

I could promise to end mental health stigma all together, but you're all smarter than that so I'll just say this: I'll promise to give people suffering time, I'll lend them an ear and shoulder to cry on but most importantly I'll treat them the same because they're the same person, just going through a rough time. It's time to change! X

Kirsty

I will make sure I make at least one person smile every day

Tony

Tony

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

Katie

Katie

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

Sophiehannahlouise

I will campaign about mental health! I will increase the number of people who know of mental health illnesses and create a stronger awareness of how to support and advise any who are in need of help! X

Amy

Amy

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Kirsty

My first experience with mental illness other than my own, which at the time I knew little about, was when I met the love of my life. My girlfriend of almost two years now is a sufferer of mental illness and has been diagnosed with various things over the years. Seeing someone you love in pain, especially the pain you can't see, and no one really being able or really wanting to help is the worst thing in the world. I am making this pledge to break the stigma around mental health.

Q

Q

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Sophie

Sophie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

LUCY

LUCY

I will do all I can to support friends and loved ones when they need it, with an open door, a listening ear and a non-judgmental attitude. I will also remind myself every single day why I work for a mental charity and what we are all here to achieve.

Audrey

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Caylin

Caylin

I have a full time job, am completing a full time Masters, have a loving boyfriend and care for my younger brother. I have also got Asperger syndrome, have been admitted to hospital for anorexia, am currently battling an eating disorder, severe anxiety, self harm and PTSD.

laireyhutch

laireyhutch

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

kat

I will share my experiences as a sufferer and as a carer to ensure that mental health issues are treated with the same degree of empathy and understanding as physical illness. We all have mental health just not all of us have GOOD mental health.

Brenda

Brenda

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Rio

Rio

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

Carlos Rahman

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

annette

People are so ignorant to mental health choosing to ignore it because they don't/don't want to understand, I want to share my story to open people's minds about how mental illness affects people

Andy

Andy

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Sinead

Sinead

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Simon

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Daniel

Daniel

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

Ask

Ask

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Mark

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

crazy kaz

crazy kaz

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

THE HANDYMAN

...Finding out a little more on this issue and how I can help!

Tee

Tee

You Will Never Walk Alone

Breda

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

caleyjen

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Carriedayman

Carriedayman

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

Jo

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

Pennie

On the outside I'm a super confident, successful, high achiever with a great job, beautiful daughter and wonderful friends, on the inside I still feel shell shocked from enduring the most mentally harrowing 18 months of my life. Depression can happen to any of us but it's not always obvious from the outside. I pledge never to be afraid to admit I've had my mental health battles, if it helps I'll share my struggles.

Rosie

Rosie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Adam

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Amy-may

I suffer from bpd , depression & anxiety , I am me not my illness x

Jane

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

Becks

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Kels

As someone who has suffered from depression for many years I understand the difficulties. I pledge to help anyone in anyway I can to overcome this horrible mental problem.

CT

CT

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

charls

charls

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

tasha

tasha

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

ellis

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Gerry

Gerry

I will be open and honest about my illness because some people just dont undrstand mental illness

Elli

Elli

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

looperloo

looperloo

I will get throui my gain and make sure i help even talk one person day as iknow what a difference it makes to a life .help prevent bullying to others .treat people with respect n care.never lable al got a name nt a lable .never read n judge by diagnosis .

Jamie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Tom

Tom

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Nancy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Libs

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Rachel

Rachel

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

Mercy

Mercy

I will tell new people who I meet about my mental health rather than keep it a secret as well.

Andy

Andy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Terri

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Zoe

Zoe

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Debsie

Debsie

Also i will support anyone in any way I can

Maisie

I will talk openly about mental health and give help and support to anyone I can!

Ellis-Marie

Ellis-Marie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Benjamin

Benjamin

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

MissBoo

MissBoo

I hope to help others with my experience of bipolar through my blog www.notyouraveragebipolar.wordpress.com

Caz

Caz

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

holster

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Cassie

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Shell G

Shell G

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Thorsten

Issues around the care or rather the lack of care for mental health patients provided by the NHS need to be raised with political decision makers but also the general public.
It is simply not good enough that mixed wards still exist for mental health patients. Also the perinatal care must be improved.

Toe-Bin

Toe-Bin

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Tasha

Tasha

I suffered with depression and self-harm since the age of eleven. At the age of almost seventeen, I've surpassed my struggles, although now and again I relapse (something which is normal). I’m now able to live a day to day life without harming myself or feeling as down as I did before. People believe that it is 'made up' and 'attention seeking'. These two phrases is something very common when people tend to speak of mental health. Understanding of mental health needs to expand, and prejudice needs to disappear. I hope that my story can do that somehow.

Mackenzie

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Alex

Alex

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

janie

janie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Alex

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

pam

pam

My son abd his dad both committed suicide. my son 3 yrs ago he was 27 his dad 11 months later he was 51

Joyce

Joyce

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Kari

Kari

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

pringle

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Katie

Katie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Bethany

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Auji

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Tay

Mental health isn't as easily noticeable as broken leg. I have become such a stronger person with all the help I have been given, and will try my best to give twice as much support to others too.

Jue

Jue

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

Susana

Susana

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

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Sam

Sam

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Steve

Steve

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Alley

Alley

https://www.justdontsayimcrazy.com

Samantha

Samantha

I promise to share about DID to people around me to let them further understand DID

Ruth

Ruth

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Maria

Maria

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Jani Marie

Jani Marie

https://hbfrun2015.everydayhero.com/au/janine

I am going to run for it too! :)

Emily

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Harvey Lloyd

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

Kev

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

Jo

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

Angie

Angie

I will take the time, to speak to friends and family, who suffer, with anxiety,stress,depression,or any other kind of problems.

Jen

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

Hannah

Hannah

I will share my concerns about my mental health without fear of the outcome.

Dalton

Dalton

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Emma

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Mel

Mel

I will be open and honest about my depression to help me to help myself and to help others to understand.

Sophie

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

Danielle

Danielle

I will keep my heart open and share my love.

Ellie

Ellie

I could promise to end mental health stigma all together, but you're all smarter than that so I'll just say this: I'll promise to give people suffering time, I'll lend them an ear and shoulder to cry on but most importantly I'll treat them the same because they're the same person, just going through a rough time. It's time to change! X

Kirsty

I will make sure I make at least one person smile every day

Tony

Tony

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

Katie

Katie

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

Sophiehannahlouise

I will campaign about mental health! I will increase the number of people who know of mental health illnesses and create a stronger awareness of how to support and advise any who are in need of help! X

Amy

Amy

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Kirsty

My first experience with mental illness other than my own, which at the time I knew little about, was when I met the love of my life. My girlfriend of almost two years now is a sufferer of mental illness and has been diagnosed with various things over the years. Seeing someone you love in pain, especially the pain you can't see, and no one really being able or really wanting to help is the worst thing in the world. I am making this pledge to break the stigma around mental health.

Q

Q

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Sophie

Sophie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

LUCY

LUCY

I will do all I can to support friends and loved ones when they need it, with an open door, a listening ear and a non-judgmental attitude. I will also remind myself every single day why I work for a mental charity and what we are all here to achieve.

Audrey

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Caylin

Caylin

I have a full time job, am completing a full time Masters, have a loving boyfriend and care for my younger brother. I have also got Asperger syndrome, have been admitted to hospital for anorexia, am currently battling an eating disorder, severe anxiety, self harm and PTSD.

laireyhutch

laireyhutch

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

kat

I will share my experiences as a sufferer and as a carer to ensure that mental health issues are treated with the same degree of empathy and understanding as physical illness. We all have mental health just not all of us have GOOD mental health.

Brenda

Brenda

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Rio

Rio

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

Carlos Rahman

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

annette

People are so ignorant to mental health choosing to ignore it because they don't/don't want to understand, I want to share my story to open people's minds about how mental illness affects people

Andy

Andy

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Sinead

Sinead

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Simon

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Daniel

Daniel

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

Ask

Ask

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Mark

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

crazy kaz

crazy kaz

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

THE HANDYMAN

...Finding out a little more on this issue and how I can help!

Tee

Tee

You Will Never Walk Alone

Breda

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

caleyjen

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Carriedayman

Carriedayman

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

Jo

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

Pennie

On the outside I'm a super confident, successful, high achiever with a great job, beautiful daughter and wonderful friends, on the inside I still feel shell shocked from enduring the most mentally harrowing 18 months of my life. Depression can happen to any of us but it's not always obvious from the outside. I pledge never to be afraid to admit I've had my mental health battles, if it helps I'll share my struggles.

Rosie

Rosie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Adam

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Amy-may

I suffer from bpd , depression & anxiety , I am me not my illness x

Jane

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

Becks

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Jo

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Kels

As someone who has suffered from depression for many years I understand the difficulties. I pledge to help anyone in anyway I can to overcome this horrible mental problem.

CT

CT

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

charls

charls

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

tasha

tasha

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

ellis

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Gerry

Gerry

I will be open and honest about my illness because some people just dont undrstand mental illness

Elli

Elli

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

looperloo

looperloo

I will get throui my gain and make sure i help even talk one person day as iknow what a difference it makes to a life .help prevent bullying to others .treat people with respect n care.never lable al got a name nt a lable .never read n judge by diagnosis .

Jamie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Tom

Tom

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Nancy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Libs

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Rachel

Rachel

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

Mercy

Mercy

I will tell new people who I meet about my mental health rather than keep it a secret as well.

Andy

Andy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Terri

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Zoe

Zoe

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Debsie

Debsie

Also i will support anyone in any way I can

Maisie

I will talk openly about mental health and give help and support to anyone I can!

Ellis-Marie

Ellis-Marie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Benjamin

Benjamin

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

MissBoo

MissBoo

I hope to help others with my experience of bipolar through my blog www.notyouraveragebipolar.wordpress.com

Caz

Caz

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

holster

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Cassie

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Shell G

Shell G

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Thorsten

Issues around the care or rather the lack of care for mental health patients provided by the NHS need to be raised with political decision makers but also the general public.
It is simply not good enough that mixed wards still exist for mental health patients. Also the perinatal care must be improved.

Toe-Bin

Toe-Bin

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Tasha

Tasha

I suffered with depression and self-harm since the age of eleven. At the age of almost seventeen, I've surpassed my struggles, although now and again I relapse (something which is normal). I’m now able to live a day to day life without harming myself or feeling as down as I did before. People believe that it is 'made up' and 'attention seeking'. These two phrases is something very common when people tend to speak of mental health. Understanding of mental health needs to expand, and prejudice needs to disappear. I hope that my story can do that somehow.

Mackenzie

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Alex

Alex

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

janie

janie

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Alex

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

pam

pam

My son abd his dad both committed suicide. my son 3 yrs ago he was 27 his dad 11 months later he was 51

Joyce

Joyce

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Kari

Kari

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

pringle

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Katie

Katie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Bethany

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Auji

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Tay

Mental health isn't as easily noticeable as broken leg. I have become such a stronger person with all the help I have been given, and will try my best to give twice as much support to others too.

Jue

Jue

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

Susana

Susana

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Arlene

Arlene

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

susan

I will not bipolar define who I am or what I can be

Lizzie

We've all had a lot of practice using our mouths. So why don't we use them to talk about mental health? We could end up doing a lot of good.

Katyy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

doobs

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

Alex

Alex

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Jordie

I will do all I can to make sure people get the help that they need.

tabbu

tabbu

Be happy ...and keep happy to...all of u want

Zoya

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

rach

rach

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Rachel

I will make sure I take time out each week to listen properly to friends and family, without other distractions, and offer support whenever I think they need it.

Amanda

Amanda

I am struggling at the moment with mental health issues. I pledge to be kind to myself and understand myself better and in turn use my experience to help others.

Connie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Adrienne

Adrienne

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Amy

Amy

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Corrinne

Corrinne

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Katie

I will volunteer at a local event to raise awareness of mental health.

Libby

Libby

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Atlanta

The next time you see someone stood off a building, don't think about how their death will be inconvient to your commute, think how severely their families lives will be impacted! Life's a gift and we should help to protect everyone's!

S

S

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Lala

Lala

I will help
I will listen
I will be there when I'm needed
I will correct misconceptions and provide correct information
I will as it's TIME TO CHANGE
The question is will you?

Skylar

Skylar

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

Shadow

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Alex

Alex

To help even one person overcome their problems... by leading them in the right direction...

Debs

Debs

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

Georgie

Georgie

I will talk to my friends about my mental health and stop telling them that everything is okay

hazell

hazell

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

Melie

I will support my friends and loved ones whenever they need me! <3

Fiona

I want to end the stigma of mental illness!

Aiswarya

Aiswarya

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when needed.

Danielle

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Sanskriti

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

BastetMau

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

TheMooch1968

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental illness and to help others deal with their illness. I will do my upmost to educate others who are not going through this so that they understand the pain and nightmare we go through and try to remove the stigma that surrounds us.

Sophie

Sophie

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Angela

I will volunteer at a local event to raise awareness of mental health.

bails

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health.

Logina

I believe that small things like a three-words phrase can make a huge difference;) i love u & the world needs you! Believe me! Have some faith in God and YOURSELF.

Megan

Mental health is not a thing you can snap out off! It's a real promblem that many people face all over the world, so let's stop and think, help in stead of be stigmatised and discriminate. Help the people you care about, be support.

kaitlin

kaitlin

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

Macko

Macko

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

Dominique

Dominique

I am one of the time to change people in school so whenever I hear a mental health stigma or a discriminating comment, I will challenge the person that said it.

May

May

I will try to pick myself up and others along the way

Sweet

Sweet

We all need to stamp this stigma out, as its people lives and deserve to be equal, I promise to ask how you are and listen

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