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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Aimee

Aimee

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

Beth

Beth

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

bea

bea

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

Clare

Clare

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

Sammy Dee

Sammy Dee

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

Laura

Laura

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

Jess

Jess

I will campaign against stigma and discrimination.

Linda

Linda

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

Nick

I will share my own mental health story to AND keep in touch and ask a friend and loved one how they are.

Moylesy

Moylesy

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

Clare

Clare

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

Sophie

Sophie

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

Tayyibah

Hi My name is Tayyibah, I suffer with P.T.S.D, Depression, Stress and Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia, I would like to help and share with others who suffer as i do on a daily basis.

Shawn

Bipolar Depression is hard dealing with so many mood swings. I appreciate everyone in my life for being a constant. Never giving up on me.. Yes they get upset but they remain in my life. I get angry with myself for not being able to control my mood but I know it's out of my control. I pledge to continue taking my meds and work on me, while helping others who my not understand this illness.

Goldfish

Goldfish

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

sibhie

sibhie

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

Annie

Annie

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

Amanda

I'm currently having cbt for my anxiety and panic attacks which I've had for 14 years.
I'm getting stronger by the week and once I'm better I'm going to teach others about mental health

Seren

Seren

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

Nichola

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

Charlotte

Charlotte

Because I said I would!

bajansammy

bajansammy

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

Bozza

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

Becky

Becky

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

Chris

Chris

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

Eleanor

Eleanor

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

sian

sian

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

Louise

Louise

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

Laura

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

Jen

Jen

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

TJ

TJ

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

Bolko

Bolko

I wil be open about my mental health issues to make it easer for other to speak of theres.

Jenny

I have been dealing with mental health problems for a while now. It has been very hard to talk about what is going on with me because no one believes me. I want it to end. I want everyone to be able to talk about mental health without people judging before they hear your story. Everyone should be able to get the help they need! And don't give up, no matter what! You were given this life for a reason, to do something great!

L.A

L.A

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

Sammy

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

Princesspow

Princesspow

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

Jojo

Jojo

I will be there to help anybody who needs support through talking and listening xx

Cher

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

midgey

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

Poppy

Poppy

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

annie

annie

I will look out for my friends and family

Anne

Anne

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

Lulu Pound

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

Letitia Murphy

Letitia Murphy

I have already been involved with challenging mental health through an amazing organisation called Hear-us in croydon but would
like to do more since our funding has reduced the amount of volunteer work we can do.

becca

becca

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

Logan9Fingers

Logan9Fingers

I will pledge all of the suggested pledges, except volunteering, but who knows, I might even end up doing that too!

Margaret

Margaret

I challenge mental health stigma and discrimination and openly discuss mental health

Karlos

Karlos

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

Kim

Kim

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

Tina

Tina

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

Sophie Moir

Sophie Moir

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

Shawnee

Shawnee

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

Pattie

Pattie

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

salrobbo

salrobbo

My experience is that once you share your story, others share theirs. It creates a sense of unity, a sense of community and a feeling of compassion and openness. I choose NOT to be embarrassed about my experiences of clinical depression - they are part of who I am and I have learnt so much from those experiences.

Danny Harris

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

kathryn

kathryn

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

Kay

Kay

Mental health still has many stigmas attached to it. It is an illness like any other. Because we cant see it doesnt mean it isnt real. We all need to try and understand a little bit more and give as much support as we can. Dont judge, be supportive and lets help those that need it, get back to to good health.

Dan

I am setting up a mental health Youtube channel with the aim to remove mental health stigma and encourage people to seek help if they need it. On the channel I will share my experiences, answer questions and once a week do a Skype chat with someone so they can share their experiences too. We have a Facebook page which is starting to get support. I hope you will support us too if you think it is a good idea: www.facebook.com/plusustoo

Message the Facebook page or Email us at: plusustoo.mentalhealth@gmail.com

Charlene

Charlene

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

Papa chichi

Papa chichi

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

Stephen

Stephen

I will not be embarrassed or afraid to admit that I have a mental health issue and will talk about it to anyone who wants to understand or is going through a similar thing

June

June

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

Mandy

Mandy

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

Steve

Steve

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

Rosa

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

Rachel

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

T

T

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

Meg

Meg

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

Mads

Mads

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

Boo

I promise to have empathy and understanding of people suffering from mental health problems

Jan

Jan

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

Bob

Bob

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

SLB

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

Maria

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

Anastasia98

I pledge to always help out anyone that is in a bad position in life and need support and I will give them advice I have learnt from personal experience.

Zoe

Zoe

I'm currently in treatment for anorexia and its the hardest thing I've ever done. I've battled with this for years but have only just been able to access treatment and I've chosen full recovery. I just hope I can keep on going and live a healthy life. To anyone struggling, you aren't alone and so so many people understand. Don't give up hope xxxx

Becky

Becky

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

Katie

Katie

I suffer from depression and anxiety. It would be so much easier to recover if people didn't have a stigma so let's smash this stigma to bits together!

Ed

Ed

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

Bexer

Bexer

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

Jamie H

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

Carole

Carole

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

Jade

Mental Health is feared. This needs to change so it can stop hurting people.

LizO

LizO

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

Jade

I am a current sufferer of mental health issues that I can't talk to anyone else about, so it's nice to see that I'm not alone

caz

caz

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

charli

charli

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

Natalie

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

Hedgie

Hedgie

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

laura

laura

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

sparkling unicorn raimbow princess

sparkling unicorn raimbow princess

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

Kenzie

Kenzie

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

Sammie-B

Sammie-B

I want to help make awareness about mental health, I am going to try to talk more especially when im having a bad day with my depression.

Jerseywonder

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

kellyg

kellyg

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

armani

armani

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

K

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

tango

tango

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

Sobes

Sobes

I will challenge negative attitudes towards mental health

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Aimee

Aimee

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

Beth

Beth

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

bea

bea

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

Clare

Clare

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

Sammy Dee

Sammy Dee

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

Laura

Laura

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

Jess

Jess

I will campaign against stigma and discrimination.

Linda

Linda

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

Nick

I will share my own mental health story to AND keep in touch and ask a friend and loved one how they are.

Moylesy

Moylesy

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

Clare

Clare

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

Sophie

Sophie

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

Tayyibah

Hi My name is Tayyibah, I suffer with P.T.S.D, Depression, Stress and Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia, I would like to help and share with others who suffer as i do on a daily basis.

Shawn

Bipolar Depression is hard dealing with so many mood swings. I appreciate everyone in my life for being a constant. Never giving up on me.. Yes they get upset but they remain in my life. I get angry with myself for not being able to control my mood but I know it's out of my control. I pledge to continue taking my meds and work on me, while helping others who my not understand this illness.

Goldfish

Goldfish

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

sibhie

sibhie

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

Annie

Annie

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

Amanda

I'm currently having cbt for my anxiety and panic attacks which I've had for 14 years.
I'm getting stronger by the week and once I'm better I'm going to teach others about mental health

Seren

Seren

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

Nichola

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

Charlotte

Charlotte

Because I said I would!

bajansammy

bajansammy

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

Bozza

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

Becky

Becky

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

Chris

Chris

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

Eleanor

Eleanor

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

sian

sian

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

Louise

Louise

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

Laura

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

Jen

Jen

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

TJ

TJ

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

Bolko

Bolko

I wil be open about my mental health issues to make it easer for other to speak of theres.

Jenny

I have been dealing with mental health problems for a while now. It has been very hard to talk about what is going on with me because no one believes me. I want it to end. I want everyone to be able to talk about mental health without people judging before they hear your story. Everyone should be able to get the help they need! And don't give up, no matter what! You were given this life for a reason, to do something great!

L.A

L.A

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

Sammy

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

Princesspow

Princesspow

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

Jojo

Jojo

I will be there to help anybody who needs support through talking and listening xx

Cher

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

midgey

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

Poppy

Poppy

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

annie

annie

I will look out for my friends and family

Anne

Anne

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

Lulu Pound

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

Letitia Murphy

Letitia Murphy

I have already been involved with challenging mental health through an amazing organisation called Hear-us in croydon but would
like to do more since our funding has reduced the amount of volunteer work we can do.

becca

becca

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

Logan9Fingers

Logan9Fingers

I will pledge all of the suggested pledges, except volunteering, but who knows, I might even end up doing that too!

Margaret

Margaret

I challenge mental health stigma and discrimination and openly discuss mental health

Karlos

Karlos

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

Kim

Kim

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

Tina

Tina

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

Sophie Moir

Sophie Moir

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

Shawnee

Shawnee

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

Pattie

Pattie

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

salrobbo

salrobbo

My experience is that once you share your story, others share theirs. It creates a sense of unity, a sense of community and a feeling of compassion and openness. I choose NOT to be embarrassed about my experiences of clinical depression - they are part of who I am and I have learnt so much from those experiences.

Danny Harris

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

kathryn

kathryn

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

Kay

Kay

Mental health still has many stigmas attached to it. It is an illness like any other. Because we cant see it doesnt mean it isnt real. We all need to try and understand a little bit more and give as much support as we can. Dont judge, be supportive and lets help those that need it, get back to to good health.

Dan

I am setting up a mental health Youtube channel with the aim to remove mental health stigma and encourage people to seek help if they need it. On the channel I will share my experiences, answer questions and once a week do a Skype chat with someone so they can share their experiences too. We have a Facebook page which is starting to get support. I hope you will support us too if you think it is a good idea: www.facebook.com/plusustoo

Message the Facebook page or Email us at: plusustoo.mentalhealth@gmail.com

Charlene

Charlene

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

Papa chichi

Papa chichi

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

Stephen

Stephen

I will not be embarrassed or afraid to admit that I have a mental health issue and will talk about it to anyone who wants to understand or is going through a similar thing

June

June

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

Mandy

Mandy

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

Steve

Steve

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

Rosa

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

Rachel

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

T

T

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

Meg

Meg

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

Mads

Mads

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

Boo

I promise to have empathy and understanding of people suffering from mental health problems

Jan

Jan

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

Bob

Bob

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

SLB

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

Maria

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

Anastasia98

I pledge to always help out anyone that is in a bad position in life and need support and I will give them advice I have learnt from personal experience.

Zoe

Zoe

I'm currently in treatment for anorexia and its the hardest thing I've ever done. I've battled with this for years but have only just been able to access treatment and I've chosen full recovery. I just hope I can keep on going and live a healthy life. To anyone struggling, you aren't alone and so so many people understand. Don't give up hope xxxx

Becky

Becky

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

Katie

Katie

I suffer from depression and anxiety. It would be so much easier to recover if people didn't have a stigma so let's smash this stigma to bits together!

Ed

Ed

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

Bexer

Bexer

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

Jamie H

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

Carole

Carole

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

Jade

Mental Health is feared. This needs to change so it can stop hurting people.

LizO

LizO

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

Jade

I am a current sufferer of mental health issues that I can't talk to anyone else about, so it's nice to see that I'm not alone

caz

caz

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

charli

charli

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

Natalie

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

Hedgie

Hedgie

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

laura

laura

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

sparkling unicorn raimbow princess

sparkling unicorn raimbow princess

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

Kenzie

Kenzie

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

Sammie-B

Sammie-B

I want to help make awareness about mental health, I am going to try to talk more especially when im having a bad day with my depression.

Jerseywonder

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

kellyg

kellyg

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

armani

armani

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

K

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

tango

tango

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

Sobes

Sobes

I will challenge negative attitudes towards mental health

Hannah

I am using my blog (www.pull-yourself-together.blogspot.co.uk) as a platform to tell people about my depression, and try and challenge the stigma around mental health.

Sg

Sg

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

Kanika

It's time to end the stigma and bias of mental health.

JillT

JillT

I wish to help people understand the difficulties a person with bipolar disorder has in their everyday life.

Steve

Steve

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

Vicky

The first thing that my mum told me when I got diagnosed with bipolar disorder was to not share it with other people. I thought about what she said and realised that if I do that it will be like saying I'm embarrassed. And I am not ashamed. I am not scared. I have accepted it and openly admit it to people around me. It doesn't define me, but it's a part of me and I will embrace it and make the best of it. I pledge to raise awareness and help beat the stigma!!! :)

Hannah

Hannah

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

Sammi

Sammi

I will share my experiences to raise awareness of mental health issues and try to change negative stigma.

Anne Marie

Anne Marie

I pledge to help all those going through the harsh life of depression

Josh

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

CD8110

CD8110

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

sfxrach

sfxrach

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

Grid

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

Melissa

Hello everyone,
I will share my personal experience of mental health problems with anyone who needs my help, you are not alone.
If I can help, I will.
We can beat mental health problems together and if I can make someone not feel alone, make them see hope then that is all I want.
Melissa x

KTB

KTB

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

Phil J

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

Wilf

Wilf

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

Helen

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

Hari

Hari

I also will be alone at Christmas and New Year so instead of hiding away, I will try to find a way to volunteer to raise mental health awareness

Josie

Josie

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

Sarah-Jane

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

Louise

Louise

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

Deb

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

Clare

I will talk more to friends and family about mental health. I will let those who have mental health issues know that I am here to support them whenever they need. And I will do whatever I can to help other friends and family members who know someone with a mental health issue.

Beth

Beth

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

Dev

Dev

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

Eagle

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

Maddy

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

Jamie

I will make sure to cheer up my friends if and when they need it and make them see the good in life.

none

hi I am carol I have bi-polar I had it for 19 years now I have good days and bad and some times you just have to pick your self up and carry on I not say it easy because it hard when you are not feeling well same times just feel like give up but I do not and just get on with it some one said to me life is what you make it and if I can do it so can you xxx

clytie

clytie

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

Fee

I promise to keep in touch and care for the mental state of my little brother Christian and others.

Lindsey

Lindsey

I pledge to accept how my mental illness makes me different, but never let it hold me back.

Short Stuff

Short Stuff

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

Sarah

Sarah

I will also share my story to help others understand how common mental health problems are and that it is time for society to change.

alexis

alexis

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

Crystal

Crystal

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

Katie

Katie

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

blondie

blondie

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

Mads

Mads

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

Earthmomma

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

XClaireX

I pledge to do all I can to ensure mental health awareness is raised. It might not be physically visible but it is one of the most painful illnesses to suffer from. I also pledge to ensure all sufferers know that every day is a chance to change. Courage does not always roar, sometimes its the quiet voice at the end of the day saying "I will try again tomorrow"!! X

aimee

aimee

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

Pearl

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

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