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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

JustLikeMellie

JustLikeMellie

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

emilou

emilou

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

Evie

Evie

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

Lauren

I will not be afraid to talk about mental health whereas before I would be in fear of being discriminated against or made to feel like I'm overreacting!

Chlø

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

Claire

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

Helen

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

jellybean

jellybean

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

Kelsey

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

Shannon

Shannon

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

Viv

Viv

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

Mike

I want the world to understand what we go through every single day. Just getting out of bed is a success.

Angelfire

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

ts

ts

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

Natasha

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

Yess

Yess

We are not alone

Nisreen

Nisreen

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

vaultjack22

this is the time we stand for we must not fall we must rise and show the world who we are

Kirsty

Kirsty

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

G.spizzle

G.spizzle

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

Victoria

Victoria

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

Supercraze

Supercraze

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

Ged

Ged

People are just people at the end of the day. Let's listen to each other and treat everyone the same...

bob

bob

Police in denial about complex PTSI.

Louise

Louise

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

Kat

<3

Shivy

I will challenge mental health stigma by writing blogs about how we can change our mindset around it!

Jackie

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

Nickie

Nickie

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

Funky Shirt Guy

Funky Shirt Guy

... For Tony

remb

remb

by making my entire life and career about bettering the lives of people with ill mental health and educating those with a negative view x

Usha

Usha

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

James

James

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

Mrs W

Mrs W

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

Tasha

Tasha

I pledge to try my best to make sure people around me are doing fine!

Mark

Mark

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

Ryan

Ryan

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

Harambe

Harambe

I have crippling depression and will end the stigma

Pam

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

Vonnie

Vonnie

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

Suse

Suse

I will help and listen to friends./relatives who want to talk. I would

Be happy to speak publically about my experience.

Scarlet

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

Jess

I have a bad past experience but understand it more now and want to help others over come it! x

Sheena

Sheena

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

Tilly

Tilly

i have emetophobia I want people to go someone if they feel something is not quite mentally because i have left it extremely late and i'm struggling. Everyone has bad days and good days but for those with mental health issues it can be 10 times worse which is hard if you go to school or work etc for many days a week.I want to be there for anyone who needs support and would like to hear others stories. I'm not through it just yet but i believe one day i wont fear myself.

Chloe

Chloe

I will tell people that take the p**s out of people with mental health issues that it is not a laughing subject. I will also stop self harming as best i can

Lewis

Lewis

Mental health issues should be given to same focus and energy of physical health issues. It affects more people than you'd think!

Tiff

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

Angela

In my own words.

https://www.facebook.com/angela.mary.westell

Carmen

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

Hayley

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

Dalia

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

Lauren

I will look out for friends and family and be there when they need someone to listen. I will use my skills and knowledge I've learned from experience and therapy to help provide support and advice when needed. I will do my best to keep in touch with my long distance best friends and see how they have been doing/are and also share my recent struggles and diagnosis. Finally, I will share my mental health story to help others understand and also to challenge their image/idea of what mental illness looks like.

Patty

Patty

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

Leah

Leah

Anorexia, depression and anxiety are common mental health issues which feed from another within one individual. They do not go away with a snap of a finger. Don't say "oh you are just having a bad day". If that were the case I have been having a bad day since I was 15 years old. Open your eyes. I have been told off by doctors for not working for a year (despite paying into the system until I turned 30 and despite the fact that I cannot walk up the stairs or even do the housework anymore) It is NOT A CHOICE.

Kam

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

Jenny

Jenny

I will try to be open and upfront about having EUPD and recurrent depression so that people accept me and that this is a part but not all of who I am

Dougie

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

SB

SB

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

Steders

Steders

I will also share my story to make sure no-one feels alone in mental health issues. It is important that everyone has support even if that comes from a stranger.

Georgi

Georgi

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

Andrew

Andrew

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

Alison

Alison

I feel very strongly that it is time to end mental health stigma and discrimination. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it. I will share my story to help others better understand it.

Lesley

Lesley

I will always be there for those suffering from mental health issues and be a listening ear to those in need. I will fight for what is rIght.

I will be open and upfront and hope that my experiences of mental illness may help others.

I will never tolerate disability and mental discrimination.

I hope to write articles which might be published or speak on radio again.

I aim to do all things in my road if recovery but also in memory of my two friends.

Theresa

Theresa

Having witnessed the devastation of mental health discrimination, let alone the problems and suffering it causes, we need to be more aware, more open and less judgmental.

Laura

Laura

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

Jenny

Jenny

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

Zöe

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

Alice

Alice

I promise to start opening up and sharing my mental health story with others so they can understand it

Lynne

I have many members of my family that suffer from some form of mental illness and I have seen how it can cause distress to them and their loved ones who don't understand it. I have made it my mission to understand it and to understand those that are suffering and also how each person is different in how they cope and can be helped. Blessings to all those that are suffering themselves or who are affected by a loved one and are struggling to cope. Jesus is the one true healer for all things x

Kenneth

Kenneth

I shall challenge folk who use words associated with mental illness inappropriately, and stand up for anyone treated with anything less than dignity and respect.

Morph

Morph

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

Drew

Drew

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

Zainab.A

Zainab.A

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

Donna

Donna

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

Millie

Millie

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

Kelsi

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

Donkey Doo

Donkey Doo

Staying silent only feeds the stigma. Its time to talk, educate, help others and save lives. A campaign such as this is so needed and long overdue. Not afraid to say I have first hand experience of anxiety and depression and would willingly share my story to help others understand - Very sad to say also, I lost a beautiful, intelligent, talented, friend to this awful illness when she was in her prime. The stigma needs to be smashed so that those who are silently suffering are given the strength to reach out for help.

Claire

Claire

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

kristin

My mother has schizophrenia and depression. It is sad to see what a lonely and isolated life she lives. She does not get the help she desperately needs and deserves. I pledge to fight for her to get better access to mental health services.

Em

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

Jemma

Jemma

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

Kit Cat

Kit Cat

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

JP

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

Ella

dedicate life to changing mental health stigma. As a RNM

Megan

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

ALLR_155528

ALLR_155528

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

Mollz

Mollz

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

Kimmy

Kimmy

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

inadaydream

I have hidden my illness for so long and now it has now consumed me. Don't be afraid to speak out, share your story and look out for yourself and others, you never know who's life you might change.

ToeJam

ToeJam

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

Kathryn

Kathryn

Mental Health is a silent illness. I pledge to make a noise about it. Both those how suffer from it, and those who are their closest loved ones and carers, need to be heard.

Tamera

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

Jen

Jen

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

Serena

Serena

Plus I will share my knowledge on how I manage my major depressive symptoms as it's time to improve

Joshua

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

Sheila

Sheila

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

ABBIEJOY

ABBIEJOY

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

amanda

amanda

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

Mushroom

Through fighting my own diagnosis, I learnt that we can't rid the stigma unless we fight against it. We need to use our voices, our experiences, to reach out to the world, and give others the confidence to do the same. No one should feel ashamed or discriminated, and I will stand against this.

Katerina

Katerina

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

Elley

Elley

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

Stephen

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

Olivia

Olivia

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

Reni

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

Brittany

Any mental illness is a struggle and we need to be there for each other.

Lu

Lu

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

Anna Kelsey

Anna Kelsey

I will listen and consider other peoples thoughts and opinions before carrying out an actions.

Sarah

Sarah

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

so

so

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

Specks

Specks

I will try mu best to control my bi pola if i want to end my life i will contact a friend because thoughts of ending your life passes after a few minutes so a phone call could save your life

Abi

I want to make a change and start to stop the stigma of mental health.

Molly

I'm 17 and would like help I need to talk and I'm here to talk too if anyone needs it - Molly

Ninz

Ninz

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

Vicki

And I will learn to understand my own condition, accept it and not stigmatise myself, as I am important and deserve to be kind to myself as I am to others.

Debbie

Debbie

I have a 15 year old daughter with mental health issues - I pledge to do all my can to help her overcome them

Noush

Noush

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

Karina

I pledge to change the stigma and discrimination agains mental health and illnesses, I will share my story and help others with supports and strength to move forward and be hat change to help others.

Yousef

Yousef

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

hope

hope

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

Rach

For me the best way to live remove the stigma of mental health is to talk about it and also befriend it ...

alison

alison

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

Lil123

Lil123

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

Jess

Jess

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

suz

suz

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

Rachel

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

Lee

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

Frank

I pledge to share my mental health story to help others understand mental health issues, and to help eradicate the stigma attached to mental health disorders.

Chica

Chica

I will be a voice for those too afraid to speak, and use my voice to educate those who stigmatize

Stace

Stace

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

Madison

Madison

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

Rach

Rach

I pledge to spread the word about smiling depression.

Shannon

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

Nad

Nad

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

Donna

Donna

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

Kate

Kate

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

Ellie

Ellie

help people

Ellie

Ellie

help people

blunde

blunde

help people

#morbs

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

Cris

Cris

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

Waq

My concern and dedication for the area of mental had has lead me to embark on becoming a psychotherapist. I will be documenting my journey through therapy as I train and also break down any barriers towards stigma

Lisa

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

Oli

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

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JustLikeMellie

JustLikeMellie

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

emilou

emilou

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

Evie

Evie

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

Lauren

I will not be afraid to talk about mental health whereas before I would be in fear of being discriminated against or made to feel like I'm overreacting!

Chlø

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

Claire

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

Helen

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

jellybean

jellybean

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

Kelsey

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

Shannon

Shannon

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

Viv

Viv

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

Mike

I want the world to understand what we go through every single day. Just getting out of bed is a success.

Angelfire

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

ts

ts

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

Natasha

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

Yess

Yess

We are not alone

Nisreen

Nisreen

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

vaultjack22

this is the time we stand for we must not fall we must rise and show the world who we are

Kirsty

Kirsty

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

G.spizzle

G.spizzle

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

Victoria

Victoria

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

Supercraze

Supercraze

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

Ged

Ged

People are just people at the end of the day. Let's listen to each other and treat everyone the same...

bob

bob

Police in denial about complex PTSI.

Louise

Louise

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

Kat

<3

Shivy

I will challenge mental health stigma by writing blogs about how we can change our mindset around it!

Jackie

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

Nickie

Nickie

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

Funky Shirt Guy

Funky Shirt Guy

... For Tony

remb

remb

by making my entire life and career about bettering the lives of people with ill mental health and educating those with a negative view x

Usha

Usha

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

James

James

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

Mrs W

Mrs W

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

Tasha

Tasha

I pledge to try my best to make sure people around me are doing fine!

Mark

Mark

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

Ryan

Ryan

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

Harambe

Harambe

I have crippling depression and will end the stigma

Pam

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

Vonnie

Vonnie

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

Suse

Suse

I will help and listen to friends./relatives who want to talk. I would

Be happy to speak publically about my experience.

Scarlet

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

Jess

I have a bad past experience but understand it more now and want to help others over come it! x

Sheena

Sheena

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

Tilly

Tilly

i have emetophobia I want people to go someone if they feel something is not quite mentally because i have left it extremely late and i'm struggling. Everyone has bad days and good days but for those with mental health issues it can be 10 times worse which is hard if you go to school or work etc for many days a week.I want to be there for anyone who needs support and would like to hear others stories. I'm not through it just yet but i believe one day i wont fear myself.

Chloe

Chloe

I will tell people that take the p**s out of people with mental health issues that it is not a laughing subject. I will also stop self harming as best i can

Lewis

Lewis

Mental health issues should be given to same focus and energy of physical health issues. It affects more people than you'd think!

Tiff

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

Angela

In my own words.

https://www.facebook.com/angela.mary.westell

Carmen

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

Hayley

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

Dalia

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

Lauren

I will look out for friends and family and be there when they need someone to listen. I will use my skills and knowledge I've learned from experience and therapy to help provide support and advice when needed. I will do my best to keep in touch with my long distance best friends and see how they have been doing/are and also share my recent struggles and diagnosis. Finally, I will share my mental health story to help others understand and also to challenge their image/idea of what mental illness looks like.

Patty

Patty

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

Leah

Leah

Anorexia, depression and anxiety are common mental health issues which feed from another within one individual. They do not go away with a snap of a finger. Don't say "oh you are just having a bad day". If that were the case I have been having a bad day since I was 15 years old. Open your eyes. I have been told off by doctors for not working for a year (despite paying into the system until I turned 30 and despite the fact that I cannot walk up the stairs or even do the housework anymore) It is NOT A CHOICE.

Kam

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

Jenny

Jenny

I will try to be open and upfront about having EUPD and recurrent depression so that people accept me and that this is a part but not all of who I am

Dougie

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

SB

SB

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

Steders

Steders

I will also share my story to make sure no-one feels alone in mental health issues. It is important that everyone has support even if that comes from a stranger.

Georgi

Georgi

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

Andrew

Andrew

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

Alison

Alison

I feel very strongly that it is time to end mental health stigma and discrimination. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it. I will share my story to help others better understand it.

Lesley

Lesley

I will always be there for those suffering from mental health issues and be a listening ear to those in need. I will fight for what is rIght.

I will be open and upfront and hope that my experiences of mental illness may help others.

I will never tolerate disability and mental discrimination.

I hope to write articles which might be published or speak on radio again.

I aim to do all things in my road if recovery but also in memory of my two friends.

Theresa

Theresa

Having witnessed the devastation of mental health discrimination, let alone the problems and suffering it causes, we need to be more aware, more open and less judgmental.

Laura

Laura

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

Jenny

Jenny

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

Zöe

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

Alice

Alice

I promise to start opening up and sharing my mental health story with others so they can understand it

Lynne

I have many members of my family that suffer from some form of mental illness and I have seen how it can cause distress to them and their loved ones who don't understand it. I have made it my mission to understand it and to understand those that are suffering and also how each person is different in how they cope and can be helped. Blessings to all those that are suffering themselves or who are affected by a loved one and are struggling to cope. Jesus is the one true healer for all things x

Kenneth

Kenneth

I shall challenge folk who use words associated with mental illness inappropriately, and stand up for anyone treated with anything less than dignity and respect.

Morph

Morph

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

Drew

Drew

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

Zainab.A

Zainab.A

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

Donna

Donna

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

Millie

Millie

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

Kelsi

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

Donkey Doo

Donkey Doo

Staying silent only feeds the stigma. Its time to talk, educate, help others and save lives. A campaign such as this is so needed and long overdue. Not afraid to say I have first hand experience of anxiety and depression and would willingly share my story to help others understand - Very sad to say also, I lost a beautiful, intelligent, talented, friend to this awful illness when she was in her prime. The stigma needs to be smashed so that those who are silently suffering are given the strength to reach out for help.

Claire

Claire

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

kristin

My mother has schizophrenia and depression. It is sad to see what a lonely and isolated life she lives. She does not get the help she desperately needs and deserves. I pledge to fight for her to get better access to mental health services.

Em

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

Jemma

Jemma

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

Kit Cat

Kit Cat

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

JP

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

Ella

dedicate life to changing mental health stigma. As a RNM

Megan

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

ALLR_155528

ALLR_155528

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

Mollz

Mollz

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

Kimmy

Kimmy

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

inadaydream

I have hidden my illness for so long and now it has now consumed me. Don't be afraid to speak out, share your story and look out for yourself and others, you never know who's life you might change.

ToeJam

ToeJam

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

Kathryn

Kathryn

Mental Health is a silent illness. I pledge to make a noise about it. Both those how suffer from it, and those who are their closest loved ones and carers, need to be heard.

Tamera

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

Jen

Jen

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

Serena

Serena

Plus I will share my knowledge on how I manage my major depressive symptoms as it's time to improve

Joshua

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

Sheila

Sheila

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

ABBIEJOY

ABBIEJOY

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

amanda

amanda

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

Mushroom

Through fighting my own diagnosis, I learnt that we can't rid the stigma unless we fight against it. We need to use our voices, our experiences, to reach out to the world, and give others the confidence to do the same. No one should feel ashamed or discriminated, and I will stand against this.

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