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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Mikey B

Mikey B

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

Sarah

Sarah

I am going to raise awareness this week by doing a speech at toastmasters. I am a Humanistic counsellor and the importance for clients to be heard is paramount. If we can bring awareness to the public it helps people to understand and hopefully reduce the stigma enabling people to speak out and not suffer in silence.

Frank

Frank

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

Nikki-Jay

Nikki-Jay

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

Maz

Maz

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

k8

k8

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

Glenn

Glenn

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

Anthi

Anthi

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

FrannyAnne

FrannyAnne

Everyone has a voice and a listening ear. We need to learn how to use both. Time to end the stigma. We can ask for help, we can ask if someone needs help.

kathryn

kathryn

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

Xbakerbird

Xbakerbird

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

Michael

Michael

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

Yang

Yang

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

Jen

Jen

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

Kenya172

Kenya172

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

S

S

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

Shyam

Shyam

To my family, I hope not to burden you, but to be a help.
To my friends, I am there for you if you want me and when you need me, I hope I can count on the same!
Keep calm and carry on! :)

Catherine

Catherine

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

Kellie

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

Danny

Danny

Be there for your loved ones, and they'll be there for you. Share your feelings and care about other peoples

Clive

Clive

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

smiiithy

smiiithy

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

Paul

Paul

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

Frank

Frank

it takes time and patience but hopefully one day being ill for any reason or by any name will not be turned into fear or hate or denial.

Timna

Timna

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

Eleri

Eleri

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

starwarspadme

starwarspadme

We need to look arther eldley and ldds for thay need are help they are my people
your people all of are people

Ilda

Ilda

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

Megan

Megan

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

Lee

Lee

Having experienced mental health issues myself on 2 occasions during my working life (both linked to work, though with some outside influences too), I understand the feeling of hopelessness, and the personal stigma sufferers attach to their condition. I talk freely and openly about my history and experiences, and can easily recognise the symptoms in others as a consequence, so seek to support them in their time of need.

becky

becky

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

Ceni

Ceni

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.

Ebony

Ebony

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

June

June

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

Pat

Pat

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

Sans

Sans

I pledge to support people with mental health issues and to put a smile on their faces,so help me God.

La Baronne

La Baronne

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

Hannah

Hannah

Through my work with the mental health awareness team and becoming a Mental Health First Aider and being there for anyone and everyone who needs someone to listen and support them.

Ami

Ami

Show me someone who's 'normal' and I'll show you a camel with 3 humps!

slk

slk

I pledge to always be a listening ear and non judgemental to all suffering from mental health and offer advice and support where I can.

Sierrah

Sierrah

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

fleurby

fleurby

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

Laura

Laura

I promise to provide therapy for the Mentally Ill and advocate for them through educating about Mental Illness. Specifically I will advocate for them against the ignorant,inhumane, biased and painful
stigma against them in all areas of Human life. This includes, unfortunately, stigma they experience in interaction with psychiatric professionals. Laura LaPointe, LMFT

Charles

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

Stella

Stella

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

AJ

AJ

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

Mouse

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

Becky

Becky

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

Gemski

Gemski

I will raise mental health awareness through blogging!

Simon

Simon

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

varsha

varsha

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

Beci

Beci

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

Taz

Taz

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

Niamh

Niamh

I want people to see what I've been through and see how far I've come and gain some hope. I was a person who also thought it would never end, but I'm getting better currently and I couldn't be happier with myself.

She'll

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

Blythe

Blythe

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

Livs

Livs

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

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

FunmiC

FunmiC

I pledge to make a difference at work and try to make my voice heard so that mental illness is on a par with physical illness in the way that we treat people and talk about it. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Alisha

Alisha

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

Gareth

Gareth

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

Teresateresa.nicholls1@sky.com

Teresateresa.nicholls1@sky.com

So much is so misunderstood by so many

Rhyd

Rhyd

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

Abir

Abir

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

Matthew

Matthew

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

Tiny Indian

Tiny Indian

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

Goodie

Goodie

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

Gill

Gill

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

Laura

Laura

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health and use my personal experiences to help others suffering with their own mental health.

Bird

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

Jeza

I will choose remain in contact with friends/family and put myself out there....take a risk. Knowing and understanding that my mental health issue makes me want to hide away.

Tracey

Tracey

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

the ship,

the ship,

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

Cory

Cory

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

Gracie.

I will help promote mental health awareness and make sure people are far more informed

dawn

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

Jessie

Jessie

I pledge to not stop until the world we live in is stigma free as myself have and continue to receive stigma for my mental health. If my story helps anybody it's worth more than anything else I can offer.

Bia

Bia

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

Christopher

Christopher

Mental Health is a stigma that sticks around you but that doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
We all suffer from stress, anxiety or depression but this doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
Just because we deal with it differently doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
Stop this stigma, understand, talk and stop treating us differently.

Soo

Soo

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

Helen

Helen

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

Karen

Karen

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

lyndie

lyndie

As an adult with ptsd and a teenage daughter with severe mentap health issues i pledge to help others understand the stigma and that people need support love and understanding.

ryan

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

Gaby

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

mrsapea

mrsapea

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

Angela

Angela

I will continue to share my story!

m155zo

m155zo

I will look out for friends, loved ones and work colleagues and support them when needed, and share my mental health story to help raise awareness

Helen

Helen

My efforts will continue to focus on destigmatising mental health issues and fighting against prejudice. As an active listening volunteer, I give most of my time and all my support to those who feel alone, neglected or suicidal.

Jaz

Jaz

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

Kwrry

Kwrry

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

Taran, Nadia,Emma

Taran, Nadia,Emma

We're three year 9 students and we will do our best to tackle mental health discrimination in school.

Dave

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

BLUB

BLUB

♥ I promise to share my blue story. ♥

Mel

Mel

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

Cash

Cash

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

Kath

Kath

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

Juelz

Juelz

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

Nick

Nick

Mental health is a growing issue with limited resource for treatment. We can all help by our better attitude towards others in work and elsewhere, we can also support and encourage those who are suffering in practical ways. I will work with others to make a difference.

Murielle

Murielle

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

Nina

Nina

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

Leah

Leah

I will work harder to be open about my mental illness without fearing the stigma attached to it... I will try to feel less shamed by it and more empowered by it, because I overcome it, however hard it is, everyday.

Hess

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

lorrie

lorrie

We all need someone, sometime. I will be there for others when they need someone who cares

Invisible

Invisible

I'm Muslim woman and I was mental healthy inpatient for years , my culture is if you become mentally ill you get better but never heal! But I heal, MentalIllness is when devil possess your soul?? I say no, no one respect you if you become mentally ill and your think they lost their honer because their daughter is mad

AMEH ZION

AMEH ZION

WITHIN MY CAPACITY AS A MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE IN NIGERIA I WILL ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH IS PRIORITIZED IN CLEAR TERMS AND FREE OF STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION FOR THE GENERAL OPTIMAL PRODUCTIVITY OF THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED THE COMMUNITY AND THE NATION AT LARGE.

Zanika

Zanika

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

bethgubbsxo

bethgubbsxo

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

Najwa

Najwa

I make a pledge to offer helpful, relatable advice with no judgement attached; I will give my own personal stories to try and help others of whom are still suffering or beginning to recover from any type of mental health issue; I will also try and put any stereotypical views upon mental health to bed.

DientaAlias

DientaAlias

I believe that mental health stigmatization has been going on for long enough, and it is time to end it. It is imperative that steps are being taken to tackle this problem. There are so many adverse effects, most of them being violence. My uncle killed his wife due to his mental illness. I would like to prevent cases like this from hapenning again.

Akeridae

Akeridae

No longer will I let people suffer silently. I've already lost a brother to a mental illness, and I'm not prepared to lose anyone else.

ChcolateLover

ChcolateLover

i will look out for friends and loved ones and support them... sometimes

shinade

shinade

To a certain point I pledge to support people who are suffering from any kind of mental health condition, I will listen, be non-judgemental and help to come up with resolutions and solutions to best support that individual.

Georgina

Georgina

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

Kapow to Stigma

Kapow to Stigma

We at Friends for Springfield Mind are proud to stand up as Suffers of Mental Illness against Stigma, not just for ourselves but the others who suffer.

Shahdas01

Shahdas01

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

Stephanie

Stephanie

i am making this pledge as i have recently been diagnosed with depression, i have grown up and seen depression growing up yet i didn't realise if would affect me personally.

I am on daily medication and still struggling with what lies ahead for me, its only been 13 days...

I want to raise awareness for people who don't understand what depression really is and also for people who don't want to speak out about their mental illness.

#supportmentalillness

Bonni

Bonni

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

Cami

Cami

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

Lesley

Lesley

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

Hayley

Hayley

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

HaiziDaizi

HaiziDaizi

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

Brad

Brad

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

Jessica

Jessica

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

tom e

tom e

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

Alaska

Alaska

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

Gail

Gail

I pledge to never be silenced and to continue to speak out and advocate for awareness and understanding of mental health. I pledge to do all I can to help end the stigma ~Gail~

Stephanie

Stephanie

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

Karlo

Karlo

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

Siobhan

Siobhan

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

Kathy

Kathy

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

Lorraine

Lorraine

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

courtney

courtney

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

Georgia

Georgia

I've suffered with my mental health and don't tell anyone as they think I look fine; so I must be fine, but I will still challenge discrimination or stigma when I see it.

Clare

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

Sarah Beth

Sarah Beth

Thank you for working so hard to take better care of the mentally ill in your country. Unfortunately, Americans aren't currently as proactive as you Brits are when it comes to mental health education and acceptance. I'd like to help change that.

Sasa

Sasa

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

Lei Kheng

Lei Kheng

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

Leisa

Leisa

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

Tiffany

Tiffany

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

Emma

Emma

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

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Mikey B

Mikey B

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

Sarah

Sarah

I am going to raise awareness this week by doing a speech at toastmasters. I am a Humanistic counsellor and the importance for clients to be heard is paramount. If we can bring awareness to the public it helps people to understand and hopefully reduce the stigma enabling people to speak out and not suffer in silence.

Frank

Frank

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

Nikki-Jay

Nikki-Jay

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

Maz

Maz

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

k8

k8

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

Glenn

Glenn

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

Anthi

Anthi

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

FrannyAnne

FrannyAnne

Everyone has a voice and a listening ear. We need to learn how to use both. Time to end the stigma. We can ask for help, we can ask if someone needs help.

kathryn

kathryn

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

Xbakerbird

Xbakerbird

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

Michael

Michael

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

Yang

Yang

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

Jen

Jen

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

Kenya172

Kenya172

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

S

S

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

Shyam

Shyam

To my family, I hope not to burden you, but to be a help.
To my friends, I am there for you if you want me and when you need me, I hope I can count on the same!
Keep calm and carry on! :)

Catherine

Catherine

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

Kellie

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

Danny

Danny

Be there for your loved ones, and they'll be there for you. Share your feelings and care about other peoples

Clive

Clive

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

smiiithy

smiiithy

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

Paul

Paul

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

Frank

Frank

it takes time and patience but hopefully one day being ill for any reason or by any name will not be turned into fear or hate or denial.

Timna

Timna

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

Eleri

Eleri

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

starwarspadme

starwarspadme

We need to look arther eldley and ldds for thay need are help they are my people
your people all of are people

Ilda

Ilda

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

Megan

Megan

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

Lee

Lee

Having experienced mental health issues myself on 2 occasions during my working life (both linked to work, though with some outside influences too), I understand the feeling of hopelessness, and the personal stigma sufferers attach to their condition. I talk freely and openly about my history and experiences, and can easily recognise the symptoms in others as a consequence, so seek to support them in their time of need.

becky

becky

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

Ceni

Ceni

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.

Ebony

Ebony

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

June

June

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

Pat

Pat

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

Sans

Sans

I pledge to support people with mental health issues and to put a smile on their faces,so help me God.

La Baronne

La Baronne

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

Hannah

Hannah

Through my work with the mental health awareness team and becoming a Mental Health First Aider and being there for anyone and everyone who needs someone to listen and support them.

Ami

Ami

Show me someone who's 'normal' and I'll show you a camel with 3 humps!

slk

slk

I pledge to always be a listening ear and non judgemental to all suffering from mental health and offer advice and support where I can.

Sierrah

Sierrah

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

fleurby

fleurby

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

Laura

Laura

I promise to provide therapy for the Mentally Ill and advocate for them through educating about Mental Illness. Specifically I will advocate for them against the ignorant,inhumane, biased and painful
stigma against them in all areas of Human life. This includes, unfortunately, stigma they experience in interaction with psychiatric professionals. Laura LaPointe, LMFT

Charles

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

Stella

Stella

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

AJ

AJ

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

Mouse

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

Becky

Becky

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

Gemski

Gemski

I will raise mental health awareness through blogging!

Simon

Simon

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

varsha

varsha

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

Beci

Beci

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

Taz

Taz

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

Niamh

Niamh

I want people to see what I've been through and see how far I've come and gain some hope. I was a person who also thought it would never end, but I'm getting better currently and I couldn't be happier with myself.

She'll

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

Blythe

Blythe

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

Livs

Livs

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

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

FunmiC

FunmiC

I pledge to make a difference at work and try to make my voice heard so that mental illness is on a par with physical illness in the way that we treat people and talk about it. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Alisha

Alisha

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

Gareth

Gareth

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

Teresateresa.nicholls1@sky.com

Teresateresa.nicholls1@sky.com

So much is so misunderstood by so many

Rhyd

Rhyd

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

Abir

Abir

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

Matthew

Matthew

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

Tiny Indian

Tiny Indian

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

Goodie

Goodie

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

Gill

Gill

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

Laura

Laura

I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health and use my personal experiences to help others suffering with their own mental health.

Bird

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

Jeza

I will choose remain in contact with friends/family and put myself out there....take a risk. Knowing and understanding that my mental health issue makes me want to hide away.

Tracey

Tracey

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

the ship,

the ship,

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

Cory

Cory

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

Gracie.

I will help promote mental health awareness and make sure people are far more informed

dawn

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

Jessie

Jessie

I pledge to not stop until the world we live in is stigma free as myself have and continue to receive stigma for my mental health. If my story helps anybody it's worth more than anything else I can offer.

Bia

Bia

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

Christopher

Christopher

Mental Health is a stigma that sticks around you but that doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
We all suffer from stress, anxiety or depression but this doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
Just because we deal with it differently doesn't make us any different than anybody else.
Stop this stigma, understand, talk and stop treating us differently.

Soo

Soo

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

Helen

Helen

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

Karen

Karen

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

lyndie

lyndie

As an adult with ptsd and a teenage daughter with severe mentap health issues i pledge to help others understand the stigma and that people need support love and understanding.

ryan

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

Gaby

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

mrsapea

mrsapea

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

Angela

Angela

I will continue to share my story!

m155zo

m155zo

I will look out for friends, loved ones and work colleagues and support them when needed, and share my mental health story to help raise awareness

Helen

Helen

My efforts will continue to focus on destigmatising mental health issues and fighting against prejudice. As an active listening volunteer, I give most of my time and all my support to those who feel alone, neglected or suicidal.

Jaz

Jaz

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

Kwrry

Kwrry

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

Taran, Nadia,Emma

Taran, Nadia,Emma

We're three year 9 students and we will do our best to tackle mental health discrimination in school.

Dave

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

BLUB

BLUB

♥ I promise to share my blue story. ♥

Mel

Mel

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

Cash

Cash

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

Kath

Kath

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

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