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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Bruna

Bruna

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

Flossy

Flossy

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

Saadia

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

Matt

Matt

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

Pauly

Pauly

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

Mari

I'm fighting mental illness stigma through writing on my blog about my story and other people's story with emotional problems

wolfmilk

wolfmilk

I struggled with bipolar disorder and severe PTSD all the way into my adult life and now, at 22, I'm just being diagnosed. I share my story with anyone and everyone because the first step in ridding this world of this stigma on mental illnesses is to first admit when you have one.

Teresa

Teresa

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

cherrie

cherrie

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

mandi

mandi

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

Kenyancat

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

Emma

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

Joe

Joe

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

crazilysane

crazilysane

I am a 34 year old woman, single mum of three young kids and have a condition of mental health and have been told today that I probably have bipolar however I have lived with depression since I was about 16 years.

Courtney

Courtney

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

Ginge

Ginge

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

Olivia

Olivia

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

Spruggie

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

Tiffany

As an African-American woman with a history of depression and anxiety I know how isolating it can get to suffer with these issues and not have the support and compassion from those closest to you to feel like you can make it through. I pledge to be empathetic and to offer an ear to those who struggle and combat stigma and enlighten people on these issues.

Chloe

Chloe

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

Maddie

Maddie

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

Cheryld

I have so many difficulties with mental health. But I will not back down until the real understanding of this awareness is available and every single person understands it!!!

dexter

dexter

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

David998

I will also listen to other stories that people want to share.

Gini

Gini

People with mental illness shouldn't have to feel embarrassed or like a criminal. Awareness will help patients get correct diagnosis and treatment early.

Neil

Neil

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

Zoe

Zoe

I used to be ashamed about my mental health issues and kept them hidden away. Now i can talk about them when people ask me to.

Camilla

Camilla

I have PTSD, depression and anxiety. I am on Sertraline to combat these issues. Every day is a struggle. #AlwaysKeepFighting

Lil Lara

Lil Lara

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

Katie

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

Paris

Paris

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

Claire

Claire

I will try to be encouraging and supportive, listening when needed.

Lynne

Lynne

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

Gemma

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

Aspen

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

Laura

Laura

I will attempt to become a good mental health nurse and share my story of being bipolar with others to raise awareness

Emmajayne898

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

Janie

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

Agrona

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

Cathy83

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

Anna

Anna

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

Gara

Gara

I will try my hardest to help others with mental health problems as long as I live, and will not ever ignore somebody's pain because I don't think it acceptable to talk to them about it.

AZ

AZ

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

Abi

Abi

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

Anisa

Anisa

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

Abbie

Abbie

I want people to know that having a mental health issue is okay and that they don't need to be scared about sharing their story.

Mark

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

Claire

Claire

I will talk to a loved one, and a friend to ask how they are, and let them know I care and I am there for them. <3

Al

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

Meg

Meg

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

bmane8

bmane8

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

Katie

Katie

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

Mum

Mum

I will talk about my anxiety to make people understand

Evelyn

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

Katie

Katie

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

laura

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

Spellfyra

Spellfyra

I will share my mental health story so others don't feel alone. A nurse once told me "Depession is a disease of the strong"; we are all so strong to have lived through what we have and to still be able to support others. XxX

Natalia

Natalia

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

David

David

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

Lynx

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

Ross

I will support my Fiancé with his mental health problems and never get angry or frustrated with him because of it.

Mark

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

Sammie

Sammie

I promise, that no mater what, ill be here to support anyome & help you throught it all.

maz

I am only now coming to terms with the fact that I have a mental illness. I believe I have been suffering from OCD and GAD for over seven years now, which has led to panic attacks and depression. Some days I reach the point of being unable to leave the house, I cannot control my anxiety and instrusive thoughts amd my aelf esteem is so low.
I pledge to share my story to help end this stigma ❤

GraceSR

As a person suffering from a mental illness and to have lost someone very close to me to suicide. I pledge to always take mental illness seriously and to make sure those around me never feel completely alone.

Val

Val

I pledge to stand up against the stigma that people with mental health conditions are 'out of control' or 'not as capable as someone without a mental health condition'. People with mental health conditions can seek help and more often than not, are not a threat to society. Seeking help does not mean you are crazy, it means that you are brave

Tilda

Tilda

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

Jane

Jane

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

Gabby

I pledge to attempt to make people understand that mental health issues are physical illnesses like any other. Mental isolation is unfair amd scary when loved ones dont understand. I pledge to not have my relationship destroyed because partners dont understand the changes and to share my journey to help others.

LJ

LJ

I will share and explain my experience to help others understand mental illness, challenge stigma and discrimination when I see it, and assist those with mental illness with explaining their feelings/symptoms to their loved one.

Stacey

Stacey

I will look out for anyone who may need support & make myself available to help them. Some people just need someone. X

Aimee

I will be open and honest about what I've been through and what I'm going through. I will make myself available for others to speak to me, by placing my mobile number on the teams board at work so people can text me anonymously if they want to just talk. I will continue to be there for my friends and family, as well as anyone else who needs someone to talk to.

Leanne

I pledge to stand up for those with mental health issues including myself, and work towards ending the stigma once and for all! It's time to change!

shailor

shailor

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

Ruby

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination, and people using disorders as adjectives ("I was so depressed!")

Rachael

Rachael

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

Alistair

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

Hellyb

Hellyb

I realise that I have never challenged inappropriate language concerning mental health and I am going to start NOW!

Ella-Louise

Ella-Louise

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

Kath

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

JaneSays

JaneSays

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

Grace

Grace

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

Megan

Megan

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

Marta

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

Stacy

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

Katherine

Katherine

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

Kiri

Kiri

I will share my story of struggles with others to help people understand and to let those who need love, support and help know they are not alone.

bamloafy

bamloafy

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

Marie

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

Lisa

I will continue to offer my support to those who need it to help them through the tough times.

JadKane

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

Danielle

Danielle

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

Karen

All stigma originates from fear, from lack of understanding. I believe every one has 'mental' issues as we're all imperfect human beings. All works in progress.

Lisa

Lisa

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

Vinny

Vinny

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

Chrissy

Chrissy

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

LTN

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

Kat

Kat

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

Michelle

Michelle

I pledge to speak out about mental illness and share my story in an effort to help others and raise awareness.

smiler

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

Sarah Louise

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

Wendy

Wendy

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

Suzi

Suzi

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

Sarah

Sarah

I will be the change I want to see by supporting people, challenging stigma and seeking help if I need to.

Adrienn

Adrienn

Yes, my fears may be unfounded...but either they really are or not, they are REAL to me. And that's what I'd like people to understand.

Mary

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

Carmen

Carmen

I have borderline personality disorder and not ashamed

Ellie

Ellie

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

Aj

Aj

I promise to try and help others realise that depression is not a joke. I will help others to take it seriously

Non

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

x.lanz

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

Tazzy

Tazzy

I know what's it like to feel as if no one understands and that your the only one going through something terrible... Well let me remind you that is so far from the truth! THERE'S ALWAYS A RAY OF LIGHT WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT. So keep on fighting and one day things will be better.. I gurantee it!

Sam

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

Katherinemacl

Katherinemacl

I pledge to use my story of depression and eating disorders to help and teach people to understand more

TONY

TONY

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

Quinn

Quinn

I pledge to use personal experience and professional skills and knowledge to contribute towards shifting attitudes in mental health.

KingsDaughter

KingsDaughter

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

Gaz

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

Dunc

I will challenge mental health stigma at every opportunity and help others to understand it.

hannah

hannah

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

Meli

Meli

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

Beexo

I pledge to help other understand mental health. Mental Health has such a bad stigma attached and it needs to be broken. We are not 'looneys' we are just a little rough round the edges x

Luke

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

Harald

Harald

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

Emily

Emily

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

King Of Clowns

Even though my openness of my depression and other mental health issues has pushed people away, I still fight even when alone with my poetry. I will win. I need to win. We all deserve to win every now and again

Jyoti

Jyoti

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

Serena

Serena

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

shaniafletcher1

shaniafletcher1

I suffered with severe depression for 3 years, and still now. But I have managed to control it when I can, I'm 15 years old and I really want to raise awareness, because people still don't know I am diagnosed with depression, and I feel there are so many people in my school, going through the exact same.

Jack

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

derek

derek

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

Kate

Kate

I will work hard to promote mental health awareness at my university and support those in my life who have a mental illness, even when they're coping.

Kathy

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

Megan

Megan

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

Seánaí

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

Ginjew

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

Chip

Chip

I promise to listen and share problems if asked to

Jemma

Jemma

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

priya

priya

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

Issie

Issie

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

Beth

Beth

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

Reem

Reem

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

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Bruna

Bruna

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

Flossy

Flossy

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

Saadia

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

Matt

Matt

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

Pauly

Pauly

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

Mari

I'm fighting mental illness stigma through writing on my blog about my story and other people's story with emotional problems

wolfmilk

wolfmilk

I struggled with bipolar disorder and severe PTSD all the way into my adult life and now, at 22, I'm just being diagnosed. I share my story with anyone and everyone because the first step in ridding this world of this stigma on mental illnesses is to first admit when you have one.

Teresa

Teresa

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

cherrie

cherrie

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

mandi

mandi

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

Kenyancat

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

Emma

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

Joe

Joe

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

crazilysane

crazilysane

I am a 34 year old woman, single mum of three young kids and have a condition of mental health and have been told today that I probably have bipolar however I have lived with depression since I was about 16 years.

Courtney

Courtney

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

Ginge

Ginge

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

Olivia

Olivia

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

Spruggie

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

Tiffany

As an African-American woman with a history of depression and anxiety I know how isolating it can get to suffer with these issues and not have the support and compassion from those closest to you to feel like you can make it through. I pledge to be empathetic and to offer an ear to those who struggle and combat stigma and enlighten people on these issues.

Chloe

Chloe

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

Maddie

Maddie

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

Cheryld

I have so many difficulties with mental health. But I will not back down until the real understanding of this awareness is available and every single person understands it!!!

dexter

dexter

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

David998

I will also listen to other stories that people want to share.

Gini

Gini

People with mental illness shouldn't have to feel embarrassed or like a criminal. Awareness will help patients get correct diagnosis and treatment early.

Neil

Neil

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

Zoe

Zoe

I used to be ashamed about my mental health issues and kept them hidden away. Now i can talk about them when people ask me to.

Camilla

Camilla

I have PTSD, depression and anxiety. I am on Sertraline to combat these issues. Every day is a struggle. #AlwaysKeepFighting

Lil Lara

Lil Lara

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

Katie

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

Paris

Paris

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

Claire

Claire

I will try to be encouraging and supportive, listening when needed.

Lynne

Lynne

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

Gemma

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

Aspen

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

Laura

Laura

I will attempt to become a good mental health nurse and share my story of being bipolar with others to raise awareness

Emmajayne898

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

Janie

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

Agrona

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

Cathy83

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

Anna

Anna

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

Gara

Gara

I will try my hardest to help others with mental health problems as long as I live, and will not ever ignore somebody's pain because I don't think it acceptable to talk to them about it.

AZ

AZ

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

Abi

Abi

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

Anisa

Anisa

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

Abbie

Abbie

I want people to know that having a mental health issue is okay and that they don't need to be scared about sharing their story.

Mark

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

Claire

Claire

I will talk to a loved one, and a friend to ask how they are, and let them know I care and I am there for them. <3

Al

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

Meg

Meg

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

bmane8

bmane8

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

Katie

Katie

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

Mum

Mum

I will talk about my anxiety to make people understand

Evelyn

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

Katie

Katie

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

laura

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

Spellfyra

Spellfyra

I will share my mental health story so others don't feel alone. A nurse once told me "Depession is a disease of the strong"; we are all so strong to have lived through what we have and to still be able to support others. XxX

Natalia

Natalia

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

David

David

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

Lynx

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

Ross

I will support my Fiancé with his mental health problems and never get angry or frustrated with him because of it.

Mark

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

Sammie

Sammie

I promise, that no mater what, ill be here to support anyome & help you throught it all.

maz

I am only now coming to terms with the fact that I have a mental illness. I believe I have been suffering from OCD and GAD for over seven years now, which has led to panic attacks and depression. Some days I reach the point of being unable to leave the house, I cannot control my anxiety and instrusive thoughts amd my aelf esteem is so low.
I pledge to share my story to help end this stigma ❤

GraceSR

As a person suffering from a mental illness and to have lost someone very close to me to suicide. I pledge to always take mental illness seriously and to make sure those around me never feel completely alone.

Val

Val

I pledge to stand up against the stigma that people with mental health conditions are 'out of control' or 'not as capable as someone without a mental health condition'. People with mental health conditions can seek help and more often than not, are not a threat to society. Seeking help does not mean you are crazy, it means that you are brave

Tilda

Tilda

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

Jane

Jane

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

Gabby

I pledge to attempt to make people understand that mental health issues are physical illnesses like any other. Mental isolation is unfair amd scary when loved ones dont understand. I pledge to not have my relationship destroyed because partners dont understand the changes and to share my journey to help others.

LJ

LJ

I will share and explain my experience to help others understand mental illness, challenge stigma and discrimination when I see it, and assist those with mental illness with explaining their feelings/symptoms to their loved one.

Stacey

Stacey

I will look out for anyone who may need support & make myself available to help them. Some people just need someone. X

Aimee

I will be open and honest about what I've been through and what I'm going through. I will make myself available for others to speak to me, by placing my mobile number on the teams board at work so people can text me anonymously if they want to just talk. I will continue to be there for my friends and family, as well as anyone else who needs someone to talk to.

Leanne

I pledge to stand up for those with mental health issues including myself, and work towards ending the stigma once and for all! It's time to change!

shailor

shailor

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

Ruby

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination, and people using disorders as adjectives ("I was so depressed!")

Rachael

Rachael

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

Alistair

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

Hellyb

Hellyb

I realise that I have never challenged inappropriate language concerning mental health and I am going to start NOW!

Ella-Louise

Ella-Louise

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

Kath

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

JaneSays

JaneSays

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

Grace

Grace

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

Megan

Megan

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

Marta

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

Stacy

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

Katherine

Katherine

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

Kiri

Kiri

I will share my story of struggles with others to help people understand and to let those who need love, support and help know they are not alone.

bamloafy

bamloafy

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

Marie

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

Lisa

I will continue to offer my support to those who need it to help them through the tough times.

JadKane

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

Danielle

Danielle

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

Karen

All stigma originates from fear, from lack of understanding. I believe every one has 'mental' issues as we're all imperfect human beings. All works in progress.

Lisa

Lisa

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

Vinny

Vinny

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

Chrissy

Chrissy

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

LTN

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

Kat

Kat

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

Michelle

Michelle

I pledge to speak out about mental illness and share my story in an effort to help others and raise awareness.

smiler

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

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