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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Sandra

Sandra

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

Greg Viven

I shall lead others to see the truth, for the truth shall set us free.

Lillie

I always thought I was alone.
I always thought I had it the worst bit hopefully one day I will be writing a successful overcoming story to help people and assure people that there are other people out there were are not a one!

Lozzy

Lozzy

I pledge to share my story with others so that the same thing doesn't happen to them and that they can recognise the warning signs faster.

Charl

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

woko89

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

Sandie

Sandie

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

Maxine

Maxine

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

Rebecca

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

Sam

Sam

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

chez

chez

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

Little Lisa

I suffer from poor Mental Health, & so I'm Lucky enough to have an insight, to Mental Health problems.
I know people who may need my help, so I will be an ear/shoulder, when needed, & I always talk about Mental Health, when I hear a myth, or ignorance, concerning individuals, & their mental Health needs!

Kay

Kay

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

Liz

Liz

I am a sufferer of depression and anxiety and am currently under going a project in the Library where I work to make sure people know it's ok to speak about it.

Mo

Mo

I will promote the support my organisation provides for employees with mental health issues.

Andrea

Andrea

I pledge because I have lived stigma my entire life. Actually I explain my experience with no fear. People need to know us to understand we are not so different to them. We just have a health problem.

Susie

Susie

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

John.M

John.M

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

Hester

Hester

I pledge to support anyone suffering from a mental health issue and not judge them!

Johng

I pledge to share my experience if it helps another to get closer to understanding how to cope with the negative thoughts.

annie

annie

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

D1amond74

D1amond74

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

Samantha

Samantha

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

sarah

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

Jai

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

Darren

Darren

I would like to offer my help to anyone who is suffering with depression anxiety borderline personality disorder.

Anita

Anita

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

Sazz

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

Suki

Suki

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

claire

claire

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

Roë

Roë

I will try and make myself and other people understand that people with mental illness can still be great people.

Gurlie81

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

Dannie

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

Melissa

Melissa

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

Kodie

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

Ruth

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

Kim

I value individuals for WHO they are, nothing defines WHO each of us are,we are unique and special,there is no perfect person. EMBRACE!!!!,ALL WHO YOU ARE!!!!,and CREATED to BE,that's TRUE!!!!!,FREEDOM!!!!. The picture is of me after my second retina detachment,I have a visual impairment. BE PRESENT EACH MOMENT!!!!,however hard!!,it will enrich. IT TAKES REAL!!!!!,COURAGE!!,TO HAVE A PERCEIVED!!!!,DISABILITY,a disability is ONLY!!!,one IF!!!!,you let it be. X

Steve

Steve

I have bipolar disorder and I've witnessed the look of panic and horror on people's faces when they find out. Some physically recoil. And all it comes down to is a lack of education

@adhdweeb

I'm passionate about breaking down stereotypes and stigma associated with all mental health - I'm starting to blog about my own experience of having lived with undiagnosed attention deficit disorder for 25+ years @adhdweeb

Teej

Teej

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

Neenz

I will strive to help the people around me when they need support.
I will encourage empathy, understanding and creativity, to promote the mental wellbeing of everybody; regardless of age, gender, class, race or ethnicity!

Geezer

I know what it's like to be at the 'wing end' of stigma. I will use my experience and share what I have been through with others.

Jenny

I will look out for family and friends, challenge the stigma of mental health and champion the cause for more awareness and support.

Rachael

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

sas

sas

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

Alecs

Alecs

I will share my mental health story to help others and I will raise as much awareness as I can.

Cesar

I will always strive to better my mental and spiritual state. I promise to have empathy and compassion and un-faltered patience for those who suffer with mental health issues, as I do. I promise to advocate, educate and empower people around me and break the stigmas that negatively impact the world of mental health.

Hilary

I will educate those around me about mental illness, and help those who suffer with it.

kelly

Mental illness can effect anyone of any age, race, gender and stereotyping or discrimination shouldn't happen. We should help those who may be struggling with an illness and help educate family/friends and the general public. Let's pull together as talk about it, listen if you think someone needs support or challenge the stereotypes.

Sarah

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

Chloe

Chloe

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

George

George

I will support a friend in need, and will always be open and honest whenever and wherever necessary, about about my own experience of mental illness, which I now consider a mental break through, that has taught me that difference is ok.

Leyanet

Every day is a constant struggle. Every day I learn something new about myself and my illness. One thing I constantly remind myself, though, is that I am not alone. You are not alone. We're all in this together.

Paige-Daisy

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

Lizzy

Lizzy

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

Judith

Judith

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

Laura

I will share my own experiences with others to help end stigma.

Carla

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

pumpkin

Il try to help others in my situation

Robert

Robert

I will help to end the stigma those with mental health issues face, and help empower those with them to have the success that everyone deserves.

Sally

Sally

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

Rachel

Rachel

I will also pledge to help fight the stigma of mental health where ever I see it. As well as helping support others even if it's just a cuppa :)

Bcoyle

Bcoyle

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

Lily

Lily

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

Sadgirl

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

the mind wizard

the mind wizard

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

Megan

Megan

I will stand up for myself and those around me when we are faced with discrimination and I will aim to inform others about mental illnesses to end stigma and discrimination

AmberMai

I pledge to help lose around me who have been affected with the same mental health as me and I pledge to share my personal mental health story.

jo

jo

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

Amelie

Amelie

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

dev

dev

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

Rainne

Rainne

I shared my story.
https://rainne15.wordpress.com/2015/07/23/me-my-family-and-mental-health-2/

Natalie

Natalie

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

zac

zac

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

Caroline

Caroline

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

Melodius

Melodius

I will talk to people about my mental health and let them help

Liz

I pledge to be a good listener to friends and offer them support when they need it.

Ashley Lauren

I will be honest about my own mental health so others can be honest about their own and reach out when they need help.

Nik Greenwood

I intend to share my journey, and story of my mental health background. The role that running has played in my recovery. I want others to know that help is there, and that I am able to try and help them on there own journey!

Kate

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

Bron

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

David

David

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

jane

jane

I will continue to care for and love my daughter. She is a wonderful, brave and funny girl and I am very proud of her heroic efforts to recover herself. I will always be by her side to support her. She didn't deserve what happened to her to trigger such trauma, nobody does. But I will do all I can to help her get back on her feet, as will her father who loves her very much too. She is our daughter and her problems are ours and we will make our way through it all as a family.

Jane

I will share my brothers story about mental health, as he sadley passed away due to terminal bowel cancer last year. He very much wanted others to understand learning disabilities and mental health problems. I will continue the story that he wrote, and share it with others.

Mike

Mike

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

Caleb

Caleb

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

Twiggy

I have emotional unstable borderline personality disorder, as well as depression and anxiety, I take medication to control my mental health. I'm not ashamed of having these mental illnesses because it has made me the person I am today!

Ellie

Ellie

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

Lyn

If I witness any one discriminating against another person I pledge to challenge this, so as to educate their ignorance.

Ian

Ian

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

Ellie

Ellie

I will help others and myself through the battle to demolish the stigma attached to mental health

Kayla

Kayla

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

Kellyc

I pledge, to help other's believe in there positive individuality and I will be Consistent with the approach towards mental health to integrate as equal's.

Li

I will share my BPD and PMDD story to help others. I will also challenge stigma when I see it and try to educate / inform others.

Matthew

There is no better way to beat mental health than by caring for one another - whatever someone's 'deal' is, I pledge to be equally open with my mind and heart, and support wherever I can.

Angie

Angie

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

Britt

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

Cas

Cas

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

Emma

Emma

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

J

I will share my experience of dealing with mental illness and being admitted into hospital!

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Sandra

Sandra

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

Greg Viven

I shall lead others to see the truth, for the truth shall set us free.

Lillie

I always thought I was alone.
I always thought I had it the worst bit hopefully one day I will be writing a successful overcoming story to help people and assure people that there are other people out there were are not a one!

Lozzy

Lozzy

I pledge to share my story with others so that the same thing doesn't happen to them and that they can recognise the warning signs faster.

Charl

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

woko89

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

Sandie

Sandie

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

Maxine

Maxine

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

Rebecca

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

Sam

Sam

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

chez

chez

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

Little Lisa

I suffer from poor Mental Health, & so I'm Lucky enough to have an insight, to Mental Health problems.
I know people who may need my help, so I will be an ear/shoulder, when needed, & I always talk about Mental Health, when I hear a myth, or ignorance, concerning individuals, & their mental Health needs!

Kay

Kay

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

Liz

Liz

I am a sufferer of depression and anxiety and am currently under going a project in the Library where I work to make sure people know it's ok to speak about it.

Mo

Mo

I will promote the support my organisation provides for employees with mental health issues.

Andrea

Andrea

I pledge because I have lived stigma my entire life. Actually I explain my experience with no fear. People need to know us to understand we are not so different to them. We just have a health problem.

Susie

Susie

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

John.M

John.M

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

Hester

Hester

I pledge to support anyone suffering from a mental health issue and not judge them!

Johng

I pledge to share my experience if it helps another to get closer to understanding how to cope with the negative thoughts.

annie

annie

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

D1amond74

D1amond74

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

Samantha

Samantha

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

sarah

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

Jai

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

Darren

Darren

I would like to offer my help to anyone who is suffering with depression anxiety borderline personality disorder.

Anita

Anita

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

Sazz

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

Suki

Suki

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

claire

claire

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

Roë

Roë

I will try and make myself and other people understand that people with mental illness can still be great people.

Gurlie81

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

Dannie

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

Melissa

Melissa

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

Kodie

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

Ruth

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

Kim

I value individuals for WHO they are, nothing defines WHO each of us are,we are unique and special,there is no perfect person. EMBRACE!!!!,ALL WHO YOU ARE!!!!,and CREATED to BE,that's TRUE!!!!!,FREEDOM!!!!. The picture is of me after my second retina detachment,I have a visual impairment. BE PRESENT EACH MOMENT!!!!,however hard!!,it will enrich. IT TAKES REAL!!!!!,COURAGE!!,TO HAVE A PERCEIVED!!!!,DISABILITY,a disability is ONLY!!!,one IF!!!!,you let it be. X

Steve

Steve

I have bipolar disorder and I've witnessed the look of panic and horror on people's faces when they find out. Some physically recoil. And all it comes down to is a lack of education

@adhdweeb

I'm passionate about breaking down stereotypes and stigma associated with all mental health - I'm starting to blog about my own experience of having lived with undiagnosed attention deficit disorder for 25+ years @adhdweeb

Teej

Teej

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

Neenz

I will strive to help the people around me when they need support.
I will encourage empathy, understanding and creativity, to promote the mental wellbeing of everybody; regardless of age, gender, class, race or ethnicity!

Geezer

I know what it's like to be at the 'wing end' of stigma. I will use my experience and share what I have been through with others.

Jenny

I will look out for family and friends, challenge the stigma of mental health and champion the cause for more awareness and support.

Rachael

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

sas

sas

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

Alecs

Alecs

I will share my mental health story to help others and I will raise as much awareness as I can.

Cesar

I will always strive to better my mental and spiritual state. I promise to have empathy and compassion and un-faltered patience for those who suffer with mental health issues, as I do. I promise to advocate, educate and empower people around me and break the stigmas that negatively impact the world of mental health.

Hilary

I will educate those around me about mental illness, and help those who suffer with it.

kelly

Mental illness can effect anyone of any age, race, gender and stereotyping or discrimination shouldn't happen. We should help those who may be struggling with an illness and help educate family/friends and the general public. Let's pull together as talk about it, listen if you think someone needs support or challenge the stereotypes.

Sarah

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

Chloe

Chloe

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

George

George

I will support a friend in need, and will always be open and honest whenever and wherever necessary, about about my own experience of mental illness, which I now consider a mental break through, that has taught me that difference is ok.

Leyanet

Every day is a constant struggle. Every day I learn something new about myself and my illness. One thing I constantly remind myself, though, is that I am not alone. You are not alone. We're all in this together.

Paige-Daisy

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

Lizzy

Lizzy

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

Judith

Judith

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

Laura

I will share my own experiences with others to help end stigma.

Carla

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

pumpkin

Il try to help others in my situation

Robert

Robert

I will help to end the stigma those with mental health issues face, and help empower those with them to have the success that everyone deserves.

Sally

Sally

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

Rachel

Rachel

I will also pledge to help fight the stigma of mental health where ever I see it. As well as helping support others even if it's just a cuppa :)

Bcoyle

Bcoyle

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

Lily

Lily

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

Sadgirl

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

the mind wizard

the mind wizard

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

Megan

Megan

I will stand up for myself and those around me when we are faced with discrimination and I will aim to inform others about mental illnesses to end stigma and discrimination

AmberMai

I pledge to help lose around me who have been affected with the same mental health as me and I pledge to share my personal mental health story.

jo

jo

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

Amelie

Amelie

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

dev

dev

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

Rainne

Rainne

I shared my story.
https://rainne15.wordpress.com/2015/07/23/me-my-family-and-mental-health-2/

Natalie

Natalie

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

zac

zac

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

Caroline

Caroline

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

Melodius

Melodius

I will talk to people about my mental health and let them help

Liz

I pledge to be a good listener to friends and offer them support when they need it.

Ashley Lauren

I will be honest about my own mental health so others can be honest about their own and reach out when they need help.

Nik Greenwood

I intend to share my journey, and story of my mental health background. The role that running has played in my recovery. I want others to know that help is there, and that I am able to try and help them on there own journey!

Kate

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

Bron

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

David

David

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

jane

jane

I will continue to care for and love my daughter. She is a wonderful, brave and funny girl and I am very proud of her heroic efforts to recover herself. I will always be by her side to support her. She didn't deserve what happened to her to trigger such trauma, nobody does. But I will do all I can to help her get back on her feet, as will her father who loves her very much too. She is our daughter and her problems are ours and we will make our way through it all as a family.

Jane

I will share my brothers story about mental health, as he sadley passed away due to terminal bowel cancer last year. He very much wanted others to understand learning disabilities and mental health problems. I will continue the story that he wrote, and share it with others.

Mike

Mike

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

Caleb

Caleb

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

Twiggy

I have emotional unstable borderline personality disorder, as well as depression and anxiety, I take medication to control my mental health. I'm not ashamed of having these mental illnesses because it has made me the person I am today!

Ellie

Ellie

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

Lyn

If I witness any one discriminating against another person I pledge to challenge this, so as to educate their ignorance.

Ian

Ian

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

Ellie

Ellie

I will help others and myself through the battle to demolish the stigma attached to mental health

Kayla

Kayla

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

Kellyc

I pledge, to help other's believe in there positive individuality and I will be Consistent with the approach towards mental health to integrate as equal's.

Li

I will share my BPD and PMDD story to help others. I will also challenge stigma when I see it and try to educate / inform others.

Matthew

There is no better way to beat mental health than by caring for one another - whatever someone's 'deal' is, I pledge to be equally open with my mind and heart, and support wherever I can.

Angie

Angie

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

Britt

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

Cas

Cas

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

Emma

Emma

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

J

I will share my experience of dealing with mental illness and being admitted into hospital!

Sassy

Sassy

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

frank

frank

i pledge to support the members of the Grimsby Navigo youth forum in raising awareness of mental health

Taz

I pledge to listen, support and reassure anyone that there is help and things can get better.

Rach

Rach

Talk to others , If they can't quite empathize , join support groups , go to a good Dr and get referred by psychiatric team . They really do help xx

jojo

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

Em Felis

Em Felis

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

Hayley

I want to share my story, because I didn't know I was struggling with depression until I was diagnosed by my doctor. I had little knowledge past the commercials for depression medication of people with dark rain clouds over their heads. I want to spare other kids the time of suffering so they can get love and support.

Claire

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

Lucas

Lucas

Discrimination against mental health issues is too frequent nowadays and this needs to be stopped.

Shanna

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

Sarah

I am currently running my own campaign called MEND which stands for "Mental health education, nurturing difficulties". The campaign aims to raise awareness for mental health in schools and offers techniques and ways of coping when you feel like you don't have the confidence to confide in somebody about your problems. It's about giving young people that next step, so they don't feel they have to bottle everything up and we hope, that if we're successful, we can help prevent young people self harm etc, and help them help themselves.

valjane2595

Why is it so hard to share what you're feeling, when you really know in your head? How you feel.. Do you ever get the feeling that if you tell someone how you feel, then they will say that's wrong.

Bill

Bill

I will seek to engage our local churches in encouraging, supporting and caring for people with mental health issues.

Tiffy bear

Tiffy bear

I proud of my past :):

Danny

Danny

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

shelley

shelley

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

Timmis

Timmis

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

Dazzler

Dazzler

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

Xin Ying

Xin Ying

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it. I will educate my friends and loved ones about mental illnesses, for prevention and to provide support to anyone who needs it. I will not stand by and watch people suffer.

Jayne

Jayne

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

Urek

I want to share my personal experience to help people around me and want them to be always positive and strong.To tell aloud, you are not alone in the planet.

Clare

Clare

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

Arlene

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

Ian

My daughter is Autistic I will fight in every way for her, I also support Talking2Minds a mental health charity

Kitty

Kitty

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

Bert

I know what living with mental health difficulties feels like and I pledge to do what I can to help and support friends and family if they ever need it.

Naj

Naj

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

Mandi

Mandi

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

Merry

Merry

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

Debbie

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

Nocturne

You are You, not what others say you are because of your diagnosis.

Andy

I want to open up about my daily struggles with severe clinical depression, anxiety, and anger. I think it'll be therapeutic to just write down all my feelings, good or bad.

Kaeli

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

Cole

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

Hannah

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

Kaydom

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

Inervision82

Inervision82

I want to share my story and help change stigma surrounding mental health

Keera

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

Becky

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

diddley

diddley

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

Han

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

natters

natters

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

Ruth

Ruth

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

Rhiannon

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

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