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Adam

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

Amy-may

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

Jane

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

Becks

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

Jo

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

Kels

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

CT

CT

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

charls

charls

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

tasha

tasha

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

ellis

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

Gerry

Gerry

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

Elli

Elli

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

looperloo

looperloo

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

Jamie

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

Tom

Tom

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

Nancy

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

Libs

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

Mercy

Mercy

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

Andy

Andy

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

Terri

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

Zoe

Zoe

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

Debsie

Debsie

Also i will support anyone in any way I can

Maisie

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

Ellis-Marie

Ellis-Marie

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

Benjamin

Benjamin

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

MissBoo

MissBoo

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

Caz

Caz

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

holster

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

Cassie

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

Shell G

Shell G

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

Thorsten

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

Toe-Bin

Toe-Bin

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

Tasha

Tasha

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

Mackenzie

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

Alex

Alex

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

janie

janie

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

Alex

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

pam

pam

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

Joyce

Joyce

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

Kari

Kari

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

pringle

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

Katie

Katie

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

Bethany

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

Auji

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

Tay

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

Jue

Jue

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

Susana

Susana

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

Arlene

Arlene

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

susan

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

Lizzie

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

Katyy

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

doobs

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

Alex

Alex

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

Jordie

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

tabbu

tabbu

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

Zoya

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

rach

rach

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

Rachel

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

Amanda

Amanda

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

Connie

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

Adrienne

Adrienne

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

Amy

Amy

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

Corrinne

Corrinne

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

Katie

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

Libby

Libby

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

Atlanta

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

S

S

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

Lala

Lala

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

Skylar

Skylar

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

Shadow

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

Alex

Alex

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

Debs

Debs

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

Georgie

Georgie

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

hazell

hazell

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

Melie

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

Fiona

I want to end the stigma of mental illness!

Aiswarya

Aiswarya

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

Danielle

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

Sanskriti

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

BastetMau

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

TheMooch1968

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

Sophie

Sophie

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

Angela

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

bails

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

Logina

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

Megan

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

kaitlin

kaitlin

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

Macko

Macko

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

Dominique

Dominique

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

May

May

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

Sweet

Sweet

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

Susana

Susana

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

Rachael

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

Em

Battling a mental health illness is difficult and even harder without the support and guidance you need. It's time to get people understanding more about the effects mental health has on people and what we can do as a society to change the way we look and judge the mentally ill. Time to change!

Sue

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

grace

grace

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

The Fighter

I will support my friends and family. I will ask people I know how they are and how they are coping. I will be someone they can lean on. I will fight every step of the way against discrimination and stigma whenever I see it. Because I cannot not.

Amber

Amber

I will make sure that no-one is discriminated for something they have no control over

Karl

Karl

Suffered from mental health problems for over 10 years, been judged and kicked to the curb so many times, just when i think im improving im back to sqaure one, feel so alone in this big world, no understands me or gives me a chance,

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Adam

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

Amy-may

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

Jane

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

Becks

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

Jo

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

Kels

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

CT

CT

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

charls

charls

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

tasha

tasha

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

ellis

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

Gerry

Gerry

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

Elli

Elli

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

looperloo

looperloo

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

Jamie

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

Tom

Tom

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

Nancy

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

Libs

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

Mercy

Mercy

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

Andy

Andy

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

Terri

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

Zoe

Zoe

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

Debsie

Debsie

Also i will support anyone in any way I can

Maisie

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

Ellis-Marie

Ellis-Marie

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

Benjamin

Benjamin

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

MissBoo

MissBoo

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

Caz

Caz

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

holster

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

Cassie

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

Shell G

Shell G

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

Thorsten

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

Toe-Bin

Toe-Bin

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

Tasha

Tasha

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

Mackenzie

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

Alex

Alex

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

janie

janie

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

Alex

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

pam

pam

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

Joyce

Joyce

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

Kari

Kari

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

pringle

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

Katie

Katie

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

Bethany

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

Auji

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

Tay

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

Jue

Jue

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

Susana

Susana

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

Arlene

Arlene

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

susan

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

Lizzie

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

Katyy

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

doobs

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

Alex

Alex

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

Jordie

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

tabbu

tabbu

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

Zoya

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

rach

rach

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

Rachel

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

Amanda

Amanda

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

Connie

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

Adrienne

Adrienne

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

Amy

Amy

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

Corrinne

Corrinne

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

Katie

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

Libby

Libby

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

Atlanta

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

S

S

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

Lala

Lala

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

Skylar

Skylar

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

Shadow

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

Alex

Alex

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

Debs

Debs

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

Georgie

Georgie

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

hazell

hazell

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

Melie

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

Fiona

I want to end the stigma of mental illness!

Aiswarya

Aiswarya

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

Danielle

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

Sanskriti

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

BastetMau

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

TheMooch1968

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

Sophie

Sophie

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

Angela

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

bails

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

Logina

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

Megan

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

kaitlin

kaitlin

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

Macko

Macko

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

Dominique

Dominique

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

May

May

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

Sweet

Sweet

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

Susana

Susana

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

Rachael

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

Em

Battling a mental health illness is difficult and even harder without the support and guidance you need. It's time to get people understanding more about the effects mental health has on people and what we can do as a society to change the way we look and judge the mentally ill. Time to change!

Sue

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

grace

grace

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

The Fighter

I will support my friends and family. I will ask people I know how they are and how they are coping. I will be someone they can lean on. I will fight every step of the way against discrimination and stigma whenever I see it. Because I cannot not.

Amber

Amber

I will make sure that no-one is discriminated for something they have no control over

Karl

Karl

Suffered from mental health problems for over 10 years, been judged and kicked to the curb so many times, just when i think im improving im back to sqaure one, feel so alone in this big world, no understands me or gives me a chance,

Toby

Toby

I think mental health is the most important thing to anyones life, without feeling happy, you will never be able to live the best life you can.

SHADAB

SHADAB

Stop the stigma.

Charlotte

Charlotte

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

Ty

I will share my story, check on loved ones and help where I can.

jane

jane

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

Steph

Steph

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

Pernina

Pernina

I will do all I can to get rid of stigmas about mental health. I will do this to help everyone I know with mental health issues, and everyone I don't because discrimination is not acceptable.

Lyds

Lyds

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

Binkey

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

Jane

I've suffered from post-natal depression and then went on to suffer anxiety and depression. I have 2 teenage sons - one has Bi-polar 2 disorder and the other has depression.

Anna

Anna

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

lisa

lisa

I will continue to support clients struggling with mental health issues to stay in work & provide companies with the tools & techniques to support their employees.

Danny

Danny

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

Cath

Cath

As a manager in my workplace I want people to know it's okay to talk about mental health. To share experiences and for colleagues to understand that there should be no fear in working with people who suffer mental health issues. People are different. Embrace the diversity.

kate

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

Jess

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

Keith

Keith

I will look out for friends and loved ones and support them when they need it and challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it.

Marie

Marie

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

Pebbleslea

Not enough support is given to young people with mental health issues and they are discriminated against for it. I want to end discrimination and get mental health in teenagers recognised for the real problem it causes young people.

Taylor

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

Susan

Susan

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

john

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

Paige

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

loopy

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

Martyn

Martyn

The time to end the cruel and unnecessary discrimination of people experiencing mental health issues must stop. In a supposedly intelligent and informed society surely people have the ability and a duty to be compassionate and understanding of those experiencing such distress. Its not 'us and them it's us and us', its time to stop ignoring and start caring. I believe this is the mark of a progressive and humane society. Let's go out and prove that.

karen

karen

If sharing my pain, anxiety and depression can give anyone else the smallest glimmer of hope, or a reason to continue fighting against these silent and sometimes invisible enemies - my suffering wont be in vain

Rebecca

Rebecca

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

maw2be

I'm on depression, I try to fight with it. It's hard to do this alone and when no-one understand you.

MARIA

MARIA

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

allan01

I am carer for my wife and all so I suffer with anxtry I founf out freind,s help And making pace can the care,s as they do time out like walking outin,s all so they help the cares along side the love ones and famley,s how got mentel health so the care,s are not on there own

Shauna

Shauna

I will continue to and try harder to be patient and as understanding as possible towards mental health. I also want to make a difference in sharing my own story of mental health

Megan

I will share my mental health story with others to better understand my own mental health as well as educate and inspire others unaware of what it means to live with a mental illness and unaware of the impact it has on those around me. I'll also aim to inspire those living with mental illness, recovery is possible. :)

Budgyb

I want to be included in society and the community and not to be discriminated against because of my mental health No one can see any external damage but my PTSD, depression and other health problems make me frustrated and angry.

Kacey

Kacey

I pledge to listen to those who feel alone, to make them feel acknowledged. I pledge to be trustworthy and try to reduce prejudice. I pledge to also raise awareness of mental health as it is a big issue in society. I pledge to educate myself about mental health so in situations, I can understand how and why people are feeling a certain way.

Julian

Julian

I will share my story in hope it may help people out there that are going through the same experiences i went through and currently am going through. We need to stop discriminating and get rid of the stigma that goes around with mental health, it is hard sometimes for people to understand it as they can't see into anyone's thoughts and feelings, but it truly can happen to anyone in all walks of life and at any point in their lives.

Kate

Kate

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

Aggs

Aggs

Let's end the stigma once and for all :-)

sophie

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

Judith

Judith

I will be mindful of others in my dealing with them and the challenges that they may be facing which could be impacting on their own mental health or they may be supporting friends or family suffering from mental health problems. When I ask people how they are I will give them time to properly respond and will look and listen for clues that they may be having difficulties and help where I can.

Chris

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

Anthony

Anthony

I will try to be more aware of my colleagues and speak to them about how they are, not just about work and provide support for them when needed

Susie

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

Mil

Mil

I will try to talk to my family more often, act happy around them and not lash out at other people.

ShellyPig

ShellyPig

I will share with others Smiling at others known & unknown can make someones day in a big or a small way so smile its really worth while

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