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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Wese

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

molly

molly

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

George

George

I pledge to let victims know that it is NOT their fault. And nobody has the right to tell them otherwise.

Grace

Grace

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

Shannon

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

Helen

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

Elaine

Elaine

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

darren

darren

I suffer from deppresion its horrible so know what others are going threw ......

Katherine

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

Ash

My friends and family mean everything to me, and I will be the first person to SUPPORT their fight to beat mental illness, NOT the first to stigmatize them.

Jane

Jane

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

missyrogers

missyrogers

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

Terence

Terence

I will make sure everyone is given the same opportunities and dealt with the same

Abi

I have been a victim of mental health stigmas,
like so many others. I want to stop it happening in what ever way I can.

cark

cark

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

Deborah

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

Grace

Grace

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

Lawren

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

Morgane

I haven't shared anything with anyone yet, this is my first step to something better.

Gee

Gee

The stigma surrounding mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression are destroying what little we have left of society. Men are 3 times more likely to commit suicide compared to women as a result of this stigma. Depression is not seen as "manly" and men think that they may be seen as weak for feeling this way, this is why men tend not to seek help and see suicide as the only way out. This needs to change!!

Lesley

Lesley

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

Amy

Amy

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

Dee

Dee

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

Lou

Lou

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

fernanda.ligocky

fernanda.ligocky

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

Felicity

Felicity

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

Aly

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

Melissa

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

Blakbyrd

I will write honestly and openly about my depression in my music to let non sufferers know what its like and sufferers know they're not alone.

Rosaboo

Rosaboo

I am organising a fundraising event of my own to raise money and make local people awre of mental health issues

Vicky

I suffer with dissociative identity disorder , complex PTSD , depression and anxiety , just started the long road to getting better with the help of CAT therapy I've started a blog about myself to raise awareness and stop the stigma it's called thinkfeelactrepeat.blogspot.com hopefully I can help someone somewhere x

Cara

Cara

I hope to help at least one person never feel they are alone in dealing with mental health feelings.

The Surviver

I pledge to help anyone who needs and to keep anyone safe.!

Kay

I will not tolerate discrimination against any kind of mental illness, be it stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polarity, erratic blood sugar or seizure behaviours or psychosis. People in these situations need support and understanding. any of the above could potentially happen to anyone. Severe issues are frightening and people need comfort and to feel loved and this should be passed onto anyone supporting people in any of these situations

Geeman

Geeman

I have probably suffered from some form of anxiety disorder most of my life, I just didn't know it until I pushed myself too far and I broke.
This was not my fault, I am not to blame, I may recover and if I do I intend to help others understand they are not alone.

von

von

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

Kg

Kg

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

shymega

It's time for mental health comprehension and support.

Lucy

Lucy

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

Alexa

Alexa

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

Paul

Paul

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

Simpso

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

julia

julia

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

Abbey

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

Amber

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

Yvonnin

Yvonnin

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

Jake

Jake

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

Jode

I will take my writings from 2003 onwards and attempt to create a book of them to demonstrate the thought processes of someone dealing with a mental disorder.

Chopper

Chopper

I pledge to offer support to those who need it or ask for it. i will share my story so no one feels alone or singled out. i pledge to make a difference

Oliver

Oliver

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

Mel

Mel

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

Vidya

Vidya

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

Kathryn

I will share my mental illness story to let others know they are not alone.

Chelsea

My dad suffers from mental illness and when ever a class mate finds out they assume he is "crazy". I hate that word!
There's hundred of different mental illnesses, yes, some do make you act very differently than usual and people seem that as "crazy", but no, not everyone will a mental illness is the same.
before you pass judgment of someone at least educate yourself first. Ignorance isn't bliss. It's nasty.
STAND UP AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
END THIS MENTAL ILLNESS STIGMA!

Neil

Neil

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

Anya

I will always support those who have mental health issues, and help them beat their problem!

Mar

Mar

I really want to try to make it easier for others who have struggled, to be able to speak out about their problems.

gemsdestiny

gemsdestiny

I have been discriminated against at work for having a mental health illness. I was the CEO of a Mental health charity, receiving 12 months of abuse. I worked in the Mental health sector to fight mental health stigma.I want to be a voice for those who feel they do not have one. We are human beings not 'labels' or 'statistics' and individuals experiencing mental illness deserve the same respect and dignity as anyone else.

Hannah

Hannah

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

AnnieP

AnnieP

I never imagined that I would suffer from a mental health problem. I always thought it happened to someone else!!! But stress at work and issues related to my fathers health and subsequent death led to massive panic attacks and depression. I was lucky that I had supportive GP, boss and friends, and with counselling I am back at work and recovering, but realise that I am lucky.

Philip

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

Mads

Mads

I will challenge the stigma paired with mental health, and share my story to inspire, motivate and encourage people that they aren't alone and that it will get better.

Ty

Ty

I pledge to be as supportive as I can be to those around me, to be a listener when they want to talk

Kristin

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

jessie

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

brigie

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

Twiggy

Twiggy

I have GAD. I throw up when I'm nervous about anything. I always feel like I'm crazy. I want people to understand how I feel and have empathy for how I feel, but not judge me and my personality on it.

Keri

Keri

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

LaNeese

LaNeese

This can NO longer be swept under the rug.
There is too much suffering by those who have mental health issues, and those that they sometimes abuse as a result.

sporty monkey

sporty monkey

There is a need for understanding. Just asking someone how they are, even when they just say "i'm fine" is not enough, texting or calling friends and family is so important to that person not feeling alone. Texting reallty helped me so many of the dark times.

sam

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

Tina

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

Vitani

Vitani

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

Ashlee

Ashlee

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

char

char

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

AnnaBanana

AnnaBanana

I pledge to get myself help for my mental health issues and to always help other people and make sure i'm there for people if they need to talk and make people aware that i'm here to help.

pez

pez

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

Martha

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

Marki D

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

Meg

Meg

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

daley

daley

Imagine living in a world that is a constant confusion, similar to the distressing symptoms of dementia. You don't know where you are or what is going on and all you want to do is understand yet you never really do. Like being in the middle of nowhere with a mad and a compass that says to walk in circles. A painful confusion. Thats what its like, I urge people to not add any pain to an individuals world that is already layered with it. Help not hurt.

Catherine

Catherine

I pledge to shine a light by supporting my family and friends as they are there when I need them most.

Lewis maxwell-marshall

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

Elise

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

Astrid

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

Yvonne

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

Bethy

Bethy

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

amy

amy

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

Grace_Duggan

Grace_Duggan

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

lillyLianne

lillyLianne

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

Dot

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

Leanne

Leanne

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

Julia

Julia

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

jordy

jordy

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

Peter

Peter

True understanding comes from analaysis. Without data and competent analaysis of such data we will never be able to understand the mysterious of the human mind. Ignorance is the source of fear (and therefore discrimination) and knowledge is how what we use to combat ignorance. I will discuss how my experiances and seek to educate those around me.

anne

anne

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

Jeffers

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

Bonbon

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

Tommy

Tommy

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

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Wese

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

molly

molly

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

George

George

I pledge to let victims know that it is NOT their fault. And nobody has the right to tell them otherwise.

Grace

Grace

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

Shannon

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

Helen

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

Elaine

Elaine

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

darren

darren

I suffer from deppresion its horrible so know what others are going threw ......

Katherine

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

Ash

My friends and family mean everything to me, and I will be the first person to SUPPORT their fight to beat mental illness, NOT the first to stigmatize them.

Jane

Jane

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

missyrogers

missyrogers

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

Terence

Terence

I will make sure everyone is given the same opportunities and dealt with the same

Abi

I have been a victim of mental health stigmas,
like so many others. I want to stop it happening in what ever way I can.

cark

cark

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

Deborah

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

Grace

Grace

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

Lawren

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

Morgane

I haven't shared anything with anyone yet, this is my first step to something better.

Gee

Gee

The stigma surrounding mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression are destroying what little we have left of society. Men are 3 times more likely to commit suicide compared to women as a result of this stigma. Depression is not seen as "manly" and men think that they may be seen as weak for feeling this way, this is why men tend not to seek help and see suicide as the only way out. This needs to change!!

Lesley

Lesley

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

Amy

Amy

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

Dee

Dee

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

Lou

Lou

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

fernanda.ligocky

fernanda.ligocky

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

Felicity

Felicity

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

Aly

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

Melissa

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

Blakbyrd

I will write honestly and openly about my depression in my music to let non sufferers know what its like and sufferers know they're not alone.

Rosaboo

Rosaboo

I am organising a fundraising event of my own to raise money and make local people awre of mental health issues

Vicky

I suffer with dissociative identity disorder , complex PTSD , depression and anxiety , just started the long road to getting better with the help of CAT therapy I've started a blog about myself to raise awareness and stop the stigma it's called thinkfeelactrepeat.blogspot.com hopefully I can help someone somewhere x

Cara

Cara

I hope to help at least one person never feel they are alone in dealing with mental health feelings.

The Surviver

I pledge to help anyone who needs and to keep anyone safe.!

Kay

I will not tolerate discrimination against any kind of mental illness, be it stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polarity, erratic blood sugar or seizure behaviours or psychosis. People in these situations need support and understanding. any of the above could potentially happen to anyone. Severe issues are frightening and people need comfort and to feel loved and this should be passed onto anyone supporting people in any of these situations

Geeman

Geeman

I have probably suffered from some form of anxiety disorder most of my life, I just didn't know it until I pushed myself too far and I broke.
This was not my fault, I am not to blame, I may recover and if I do I intend to help others understand they are not alone.

von

von

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

Kg

Kg

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

shymega

It's time for mental health comprehension and support.

Lucy

Lucy

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

Alexa

Alexa

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

Paul

Paul

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

Simpso

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

julia

julia

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

Abbey

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

Amber

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

Yvonnin

Yvonnin

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

Jake

Jake

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

Jode

I will take my writings from 2003 onwards and attempt to create a book of them to demonstrate the thought processes of someone dealing with a mental disorder.

Chopper

Chopper

I pledge to offer support to those who need it or ask for it. i will share my story so no one feels alone or singled out. i pledge to make a difference

Oliver

Oliver

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

Mel

Mel

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

Vidya

Vidya

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

Kathryn

I will share my mental illness story to let others know they are not alone.

Chelsea

My dad suffers from mental illness and when ever a class mate finds out they assume he is "crazy". I hate that word!
There's hundred of different mental illnesses, yes, some do make you act very differently than usual and people seem that as "crazy", but no, not everyone will a mental illness is the same.
before you pass judgment of someone at least educate yourself first. Ignorance isn't bliss. It's nasty.
STAND UP AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
END THIS MENTAL ILLNESS STIGMA!

Neil

Neil

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

Anya

I will always support those who have mental health issues, and help them beat their problem!

Mar

Mar

I really want to try to make it easier for others who have struggled, to be able to speak out about their problems.

gemsdestiny

gemsdestiny

I have been discriminated against at work for having a mental health illness. I was the CEO of a Mental health charity, receiving 12 months of abuse. I worked in the Mental health sector to fight mental health stigma.I want to be a voice for those who feel they do not have one. We are human beings not 'labels' or 'statistics' and individuals experiencing mental illness deserve the same respect and dignity as anyone else.

Hannah

Hannah

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

AnnieP

AnnieP

I never imagined that I would suffer from a mental health problem. I always thought it happened to someone else!!! But stress at work and issues related to my fathers health and subsequent death led to massive panic attacks and depression. I was lucky that I had supportive GP, boss and friends, and with counselling I am back at work and recovering, but realise that I am lucky.

Philip

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

Mads

Mads

I will challenge the stigma paired with mental health, and share my story to inspire, motivate and encourage people that they aren't alone and that it will get better.

Ty

Ty

I pledge to be as supportive as I can be to those around me, to be a listener when they want to talk

Kristin

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

jessie

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

brigie

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

Twiggy

Twiggy

I have GAD. I throw up when I'm nervous about anything. I always feel like I'm crazy. I want people to understand how I feel and have empathy for how I feel, but not judge me and my personality on it.

Keri

Keri

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

LaNeese

LaNeese

This can NO longer be swept under the rug.
There is too much suffering by those who have mental health issues, and those that they sometimes abuse as a result.

sporty monkey

sporty monkey

There is a need for understanding. Just asking someone how they are, even when they just say "i'm fine" is not enough, texting or calling friends and family is so important to that person not feeling alone. Texting reallty helped me so many of the dark times.

sam

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

Tina

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

Vitani

Vitani

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

Ashlee

Ashlee

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

char

char

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

AnnaBanana

AnnaBanana

I pledge to get myself help for my mental health issues and to always help other people and make sure i'm there for people if they need to talk and make people aware that i'm here to help.

pez

pez

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

Martha

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

Marki D

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

Meg

Meg

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

daley

daley

Imagine living in a world that is a constant confusion, similar to the distressing symptoms of dementia. You don't know where you are or what is going on and all you want to do is understand yet you never really do. Like being in the middle of nowhere with a mad and a compass that says to walk in circles. A painful confusion. Thats what its like, I urge people to not add any pain to an individuals world that is already layered with it. Help not hurt.

Catherine

Catherine

I pledge to shine a light by supporting my family and friends as they are there when I need them most.

Lewis maxwell-marshall

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

Elise

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

Astrid

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

Yvonne

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

Bethy

Bethy

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

amy

amy

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

Grace_Duggan

Grace_Duggan

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

lillyLianne

lillyLianne

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

Dot

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

Leanne

Leanne

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

Julia

Julia

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

jordy

jordy

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

Peter

Peter

True understanding comes from analaysis. Without data and competent analaysis of such data we will never be able to understand the mysterious of the human mind. Ignorance is the source of fear (and therefore discrimination) and knowledge is how what we use to combat ignorance. I will discuss how my experiances and seek to educate those around me.

anne

anne

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

Jeffers

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

Bonbon

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

Tommy

Tommy

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

hannah

hannah

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

David

David

I will put it on the Property Wellbing agenda and workstream as part of our D&I programme

Maria

Maria

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

Sharon

Sharon

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

Philip

Philip

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

Alan

Alan

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

Jaspal

Jaspal

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

Faye

Faye

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

Rachel

Rachel

I will learn and share as much as i can about the signs and symptoms of mental health so that we can all be aware and help people who are suffering more quickly.

Karen

Karen

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

Pam

Pam

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

Brenda

Brenda

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

Polly

Polly

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

Adrian

Adrian

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

Jo

Jo

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

Tim

Tim

I will continue to fight for colleagues with mental health issues and against those who seek to discriminate against them.

Jonathan

Jonathan

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

Johny Nep

Johny Nep

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

Jamie

Jamie

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

Tommmo21

Tommmo21

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

Hayley

Hayley

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

Summer

Summer

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

Susannah

Susannah

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

Laura

Laura

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

Julie

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

Narnz

Narnz

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

Desteny

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. I will stand up for those who cant do it them selves, because i know what its like, no one deserves to feel that way.

Kat

Kat

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

Sam

Sam

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

Sarfina

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it because it is something that's very important to me and I want to help in every way possible. People with mental health disorders are human beings too, they should be treated with care and respect!

Harry

Harry

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

Cath

Cath

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

Evie

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

Emily

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

Mike

Mike

I pledge to continue to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination in my role as a Community Psychiatric Nurse. I also pledge to continue to promote mental health as being as important as physical health.

Lisa

Lisa

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

Kiah

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

missy

missy

I am a secondary school teacher and I aim to make young people more aware of how important it is to think about their mental health as well as their physical health. I am going to organise a Teen Health week to raise awareness! THANKS

georgia

georgia

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

Gustexox

Gustexox

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

baller2002

baller2002

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

Sweetie Gyal

Sweetie Gyal

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

lala

lala

In promise to look out for my loved ones who have mental health.

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