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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

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

Hannah

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

wilf

wilf

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

Sue

Sue

Let's end the stigma of mental health, it affects nearly everyone at some point, sometimes for a short time, sometimes for life. It should be regarded no differently to having physical health problems. I pledge to always be there for those in my life who are living with depression or other mental health issues.

Amy

Mental health issues are suffered by so many yet talked about by so few-- lets change it!!!

Jackie

Jackie

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

Courtez

Courtez

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

Salty

Salty

I would like people who do not understand or accept mental health problems to know how much the illness impacts on one's life. Of course it is almost impossible to encompass all, as some people will never understand, but if the majority of people are made aware then stigma around the same may hopefully be reduced!!

catherine

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

gem

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

James

James

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

Angela

Angela

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

Lydia&Rebecca&Alice

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

Jitu

Thanks to make me join organisation.

Beck

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

Joe

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

Kelle

Kelle

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

Mr Longshanks

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

Kate

Kate

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

lesley

I am going to support & help my friend who self harms to get better & b with her every step of the way..

Tity

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

flick

flick

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

mads

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

Karen

I have a special interest in people who have mental health issues related to illness/disability as I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (type 3), including having Scoliosis, chronic pain, IBS and fatigue. There are good days & bad ones, I get frustrated but I try to focus on my qualities & strengths. I remind myself that getting the smallest of tasks done is a big achievement - a ten minute walk would be as equal to someone else's 10 mile run. Needing nap is not being lazy, it is me listening to my body's needs.

Helen

Helen

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

Bobbles

If it means that peoples lives will be improved.....and awareness of mental health raised then I am in!!!

Diane

Diane

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

Ross

Ross

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

Emily

Emily

I'm still struging but I'm aware that it's normal, and I'm ready to get my life on track!

Tino

Tino

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

Jack

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

Jack

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

Sammi P

Sometimes it's okay if the only thing you did today was breathe. ❤️

Grace

Grace

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

ConnorGeorge

ConnorGeorge

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

Em

Em

I pledge to continue passionately challenging the stigma that is still applied to people that experience mental health issues, in my everyday working life #nohealthwithoutmentalhealth #lets breakthestigma

Lauren

I will keep going even when it is hard. I will keep talking to people about my mental health story. I will be proud that I have survived more years than seemed possible living with the weight of mental illness every single day.

Julie

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

Siobhan

Siobhan

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

Martin

Martin

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

bubbles

bubbles

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

Aeris

Aeris

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

pf

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

Alex

Alex

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

Emily Rowbottom

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

Rachel

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

Christine

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

magnum

magnum

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

Camilla

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

Linda

Linda

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

Mark

I will endeavour to learn to recognise the signs of diminishing mental health in myself and others, offering support where needed and to ask for help when I need it.

Louise

Louise

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

Dan

Dan

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

Chelsea

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

Beth

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

Lauren

Lauren

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

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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

Hannah

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

wilf

wilf

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

Sue

Sue

Let's end the stigma of mental health, it affects nearly everyone at some point, sometimes for a short time, sometimes for life. It should be regarded no differently to having physical health problems. I pledge to always be there for those in my life who are living with depression or other mental health issues.

Amy

Mental health issues are suffered by so many yet talked about by so few-- lets change it!!!

Jackie

Jackie

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

Courtez

Courtez

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

Salty

Salty

I would like people who do not understand or accept mental health problems to know how much the illness impacts on one's life. Of course it is almost impossible to encompass all, as some people will never understand, but if the majority of people are made aware then stigma around the same may hopefully be reduced!!

catherine

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

gem

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

James

James

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

Angela

Angela

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

Lydia&Rebecca&Alice

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

Jitu

Thanks to make me join organisation.

Beck

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

Joe

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

Kelle

Kelle

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

Mr Longshanks

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

Kate

Kate

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

lesley

I am going to support & help my friend who self harms to get better & b with her every step of the way..

Tity

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

flick

flick

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

mads

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

Karen

I have a special interest in people who have mental health issues related to illness/disability as I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (type 3), including having Scoliosis, chronic pain, IBS and fatigue. There are good days & bad ones, I get frustrated but I try to focus on my qualities & strengths. I remind myself that getting the smallest of tasks done is a big achievement - a ten minute walk would be as equal to someone else's 10 mile run. Needing nap is not being lazy, it is me listening to my body's needs.

Helen

Helen

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

Bobbles

If it means that peoples lives will be improved.....and awareness of mental health raised then I am in!!!

Diane

Diane

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

Ross

Ross

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

Emily

Emily

I'm still struging but I'm aware that it's normal, and I'm ready to get my life on track!

Tino

Tino

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

Jack

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

Jack

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

Sammi P

Sometimes it's okay if the only thing you did today was breathe. ❤️

Grace

Grace

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

ConnorGeorge

ConnorGeorge

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

Em

Em

I pledge to continue passionately challenging the stigma that is still applied to people that experience mental health issues, in my everyday working life #nohealthwithoutmentalhealth #lets breakthestigma

Lauren

I will keep going even when it is hard. I will keep talking to people about my mental health story. I will be proud that I have survived more years than seemed possible living with the weight of mental illness every single day.

Julie

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

Siobhan

Siobhan

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

Martin

Martin

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

bubbles

bubbles

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

Aeris

Aeris

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

pf

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

Alex

Alex

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

Emily Rowbottom

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

Rachel

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

Christine

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

magnum

magnum

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

Camilla

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

Linda

Linda

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

Mark

I will endeavour to learn to recognise the signs of diminishing mental health in myself and others, offering support where needed and to ask for help when I need it.

Louise

Louise

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

Dan

Dan

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

Chelsea

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

Beth

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

Lauren

Lauren

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

Jason

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

Cola

I will help anyone in anyway that i can, and will aim to make sure as many people as possible get the support they need to be happy and have a good life.

Wisey

Appropriate contact and support for friends with mental health is vital for their improvement - I will happily give that support and challenge stigma whenever and wherever it rears it's head.

Matthew

Matthew

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

Anne

Anne

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

Karen

Karen

I will continue to support family friends and colleagues who may experience mental health issues.

Amy

Amy

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

CMC

CMC

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

Zoe

Zoe

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

Em

Em

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

chelz

chelz

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

CAB

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

mariacollette

mariacollette

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

hann

hann

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are and challenge mental illness stigma when i see it.

phoebe

phoebe

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

phoebe

phoebe

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

charlotte

charlotte

I will keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are and challenge mental illness stigma when i see it.

Emma

Emma

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

Rebecca

The stigma is sometimes worse than the illness. I will help anyone in need and fight to end this stigma!

Julie

Julie

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

dan

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

Darren

Darren

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

Polly

An illness is an illness, regardless of severity.

Ella

Ella

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

nikki

nikki

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

Sophie

Sophie

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

Don Swot

It is truly the little things that count. Lets help stop stigmatization of mental health patients. Lets propagate the agenda to educate people on mental health.

Lauren

Lauren

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

Bekii

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

Emily

Emily

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

Aidan

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

Bexx

Bexx

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

welshwizard

welshwizard

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

Ellen

Ellen

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

Helen Allsebrook

Helen Allsebrook

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

Leona

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

James

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

Abbi

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

Ysabelle

Ysabelle

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

Tricia

Tricia

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

Kirsty

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

Daz

Daz

I'm currently in recovery from anxiety and stress, caused by the death of a loved one, I have put off dealing with my anxieties, and have been scared to talk about it due to the stigma. I will do all i can to help other people in a similar situation. And encourage them to speak out as it really does help

Rachel

Rachel

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

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