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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Laura

Laura

Need a shoulder?

Maddie

Maddie

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

Jake

Jake

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

Marta

Marta

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

Keren

I will talk to others about feelings and relationships openly and in a supportive way.

Deb

Deb

I pledge to be as supportive as I can to my family & friends, taking the time to listen & care. Offering practical help when needed, to be there for the teara & the laughter!

chick

chick

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

Marianne

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

Frillyheck76

Frillyheck76

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

Sinead

Sinead

I promise to ask everyone how they are and be there for them whenever they may need me x

Cheyenne

Cheyenne

I have been struggling with bipolar 1 disorder since I was 17. I have overcame my mental illness by being positive, having support of friends and family, and seeing a psychiatrist and psychologist.

Lucy

For so long people have been silent about Mental Health Issues, as if they're too afraid to admit that it exists and affects many people's lives. I want that to change however. I have struggled with depression for many years, and so I hope that engaging with others about my own experiences will encourage them to be more open about their own problems, to not be ashamed of it. It's time that we all stood up to bullies and fought against the prejudice and discrimination that has consumed society.

Steph

Steph

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

MIA

MIA

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

Katrina

Katrina

I will be supportive towards others who confide in me; being someone for them to trust and be able to talk to when needed.

Jade

Jade

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

Scotty

Scotty

Please help all in need and have a listening ear

Rad

It's not because you're weak, stupid or "resilient" enough. It's because you're human and life isn't always a breeze! Don't beat yourself up. There is are such things as perfect (re)actions, just perfect intentions!

Linda

Linda

I will do all I can to help my daughter through this very difficult time. I will not stop until there is some light at the end of the tunnel for her.

Bill

Bill

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

MamaBalloon

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

Jo

Jo

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

A7EX96

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

Sween

Sween

I will seek to end the stigma around mental health by sharing my experiences and explaining how difficult it can be.

Sharon

Sharon

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

Lou

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

Agi

Agi

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

Lily

Lily

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

Jammie

Jammie

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

Ellie

Ellie

I unfortunatly am still battling with mental health problems but with the continued support from friends , family and teachers I am beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I believe support is key in order to recover fully. But getting support can be one of the most challenging things when it comes to mental health due to the stigma surrounding it.I hope from writing this I can help contribute to ending the stigma and negativity surrounding mental health. In order for people suffering to feel accepted and comfortable asking for help before it's too late.

Emily

I will raise awareness by telling my story instead of hiding it

Jill

Jill

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

Sam

Sam

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

AJ

AJ

I will encourage people to take part in fitness and sports activities to aid them in their recovery, like it has helped me!

Pop

Pop

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

Rebekah

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

claire

claire

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

Christina

Christina

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

Narmer

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

Izzy

Izzy

I want to use my story in order to inspire other people to seek help and have the courage to speak out about their own mental health problems. The stigma will only end if we fight to educate people and it's important to take every step that we can towards that.

Lisa

Lisa

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

dee dee

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

Jean

Jean

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

Helen

Helen

I pledge to help anyone who is struggling with their own journey as others have done to me.

Caz

Caz

I will initaite incorporating mental health topics in tutor times at my school

Kat

Kat

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

Nerys

Nerys

I actually want to, will and do action all of the pledge choices! I also try to raise awareness amongst the teenagers that I work with. Life is a heavy burden on the brain that we all need help carrying at times - some for longer than others.

Heather

Heather

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

Sar

Sar

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

John

John

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

Dawn

Dawn

I support a family member every day by having a conversation x

Nicole

Nicole

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

Rose

Rose

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

Caroine

Caroine

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

lou

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

Sdowie

Sdowie

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

Alice

Alice

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

Andy

Andy

To be more tolerable and supportive of my baby girl who has such dark moments in her daily life.

ZamZam

ZamZam

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

Flash

Flash

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

Toni

Toni

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

Maggie

Maggie

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

Georgia

Georgia

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

Jayneylouf

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

Jaz006

Jaz006

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

Milley

I found it hard opening up about my mental illness - so it's only fair I do my part to help others feel more welcome about discussing theirs!

Isabel

Isabel

I will never let anyone feel as if they are alone and too scared to talk about their problems.

David

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

Sue

Sue

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

Julian

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

Amber

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

I will make sure that I am no longer ashamed of my mental health and will make sure that I help to promote talking about issues to people you trust.

Councillor Amanda

Councillor Amanda

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

Helen

Helen

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

Carol

Carol

I will continue to use what I have learnt about my own mental health to help and support others .x

Vix

Vix

I have learnt it is best to talk about mental health problems because fear of not being accepted only amplifies the problem. I suffer from anxiety, anxiety doesn't define who I am, I am a good person with a good sense of humour, just because I have anxiety doesn't make me a good friend. I started practicing mindfulness and it really helped me and I find that doing stress relief colouring books helps me as it gives me something to concentrate on. I like to listen to music in the bath because it helps me unwind. See what helps you!

Lee

Lee

As a district councillor and Mental Health Challenge Campion for Mansfield District Council I will highlight mental health issues. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination whenever and wherever I see it.

Katy

Katy

As a sufferer of depression and anxiety. . I want to show people are not alone although it feels like that most of the time

Sian

Sian

I pledge to keep doing my best to support family and friends who experience mental health problems and to challenge mental health stigma.

Izzy

Izzy

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

Janice

Janice

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

Indie

Indie

I will challenge those who judge mental health, and I will study hard to become a psychologist to help those with mental health, so they don't have to feel judged like I did.

Sadie

Sadie

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

Sue

Sue

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

Plank

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

Spatch

We both have mothers who suffer from personality disorders...we help each other through to be the best we can be as people and daughters.

Matty

Matty

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

jadey

jadey

I will help everyone around me overcome their mental illness & I won't stop until I see their real smiles

Adam

Adam

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

ejbarnes89

ejbarnes89

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

Ames

Ames

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

Emma

Emma

I will share my mental health story so others know that they are not alone, and that I am always available to listen.

Paddo

Paddo

Life is a rollercoaster, we should appreciate the highs when they happen but when the lows come we need to tell people and not keep it to ourselves.

I have learnt there are many many people out there who suffer from stress, anxiety depression call it what you like and it's a horrible experience.

However, there are resources and people who can help, it does take time though

Emma

Currently a new mum but suffering with anxiety ptsd and being assessed for bipolar. I pledge to speak up and and the stigmas.

Kit

Kit

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

Loz

Loz

I suffer from depression. I would not wish this on anyone.

Izzi

Izzi

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

Umair

Umair

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

Ange

Ange

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

Annie

Annie

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

Livvy

I will never allow anyone to suffer in silence by always offering a listening ear and an open mind. We all have a mind, therefore we all have the capability to lose it. I will always offer support and empathy and do my best to irradicate judgement. The more we understand, the stronger we become.

Rachel

Rachel

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

Sammy

Sammy

I pledge to break the stigma against mental health. If people felt comfortable to speak out maybe my father would be here today.

Bett

Bett

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

Suzie

Suzie

I will support my daughter always & keep talking to others about our struggles as we know this is an illness & others need to change their perception of mental health.

Paula

Paula

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

Happytabbycat

Happytabbycat

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

Adam

Adam

I will share my story to help other people in the same situations

Snoo

Snoo

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

bill

bill

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

Scarlett

Scarlett

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

Gemma

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

Erin

Erin

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

Louise

Louise

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

kayleigh

kayleigh

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

Jane

Jane

I pledge to be happy in my life and support loved ones and friends the best that I can.

Meriel

Meriel

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

Daniel

Daniel

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

Carly

Carly

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.

Helen

Helen

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

Ann

Ann

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

Kim

Kim

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

lou

lou

My partner suffers mental health problems

B

I will always remember you cannot tell what is going on in someone's mind so will not be quick to judge or try and analyse people. Everyone has a story.

anna

anna

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

Stuart

Stuart

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

Dalores

Dalores

I will challenge mental health stigma and will look out for and be supportive to people having a difficult time

Dinky

Dinky

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

Tom

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

Lynda

Lynda

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

Elliemay

Elliemay

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

Cola

Cola

I pledge to speak up about mental health, and provide support to all who need it

Jan

Jan

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

James

James

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

Sandra

Having suffered mental health problems myself I will try to help others understand the issues and challenge to perceptions.

Noornia

Noornia

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

Danny

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

Krunoslav

Krunoslav

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

Lorraine

Lorraine

PEOPLE THAT CARE its so inspirational

Patsy

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

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Laura

Laura

Need a shoulder?

Maddie

Maddie

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

Jake

Jake

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

Marta

Marta

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

Keren

I will talk to others about feelings and relationships openly and in a supportive way.

Deb

Deb

I pledge to be as supportive as I can to my family & friends, taking the time to listen & care. Offering practical help when needed, to be there for the teara & the laughter!

chick

chick

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

Marianne

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

Sarah

Sarah

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

Frillyheck76

Frillyheck76

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

Sinead

Sinead

I promise to ask everyone how they are and be there for them whenever they may need me x

Cheyenne

Cheyenne

I have been struggling with bipolar 1 disorder since I was 17. I have overcame my mental illness by being positive, having support of friends and family, and seeing a psychiatrist and psychologist.

Lucy

For so long people have been silent about Mental Health Issues, as if they're too afraid to admit that it exists and affects many people's lives. I want that to change however. I have struggled with depression for many years, and so I hope that engaging with others about my own experiences will encourage them to be more open about their own problems, to not be ashamed of it. It's time that we all stood up to bullies and fought against the prejudice and discrimination that has consumed society.

Steph

Steph

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

MIA

MIA

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

Katrina

Katrina

I will be supportive towards others who confide in me; being someone for them to trust and be able to talk to when needed.

Jade

Jade

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

Scotty

Scotty

Please help all in need and have a listening ear

Rad

It's not because you're weak, stupid or "resilient" enough. It's because you're human and life isn't always a breeze! Don't beat yourself up. There is are such things as perfect (re)actions, just perfect intentions!

Linda

Linda

I will do all I can to help my daughter through this very difficult time. I will not stop until there is some light at the end of the tunnel for her.

Bill

Bill

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

MamaBalloon

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

Jo

Jo

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

A7EX96

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

Sween

Sween

I will seek to end the stigma around mental health by sharing my experiences and explaining how difficult it can be.

Sharon

Sharon

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

Lou

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

Agi

Agi

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

Lily

Lily

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

Jammie

Jammie

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

Ellie

Ellie

I unfortunatly am still battling with mental health problems but with the continued support from friends , family and teachers I am beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I believe support is key in order to recover fully. But getting support can be one of the most challenging things when it comes to mental health due to the stigma surrounding it.I hope from writing this I can help contribute to ending the stigma and negativity surrounding mental health. In order for people suffering to feel accepted and comfortable asking for help before it's too late.

Emily

I will raise awareness by telling my story instead of hiding it

Jill

Jill

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

Sam

Sam

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

AJ

AJ

I will encourage people to take part in fitness and sports activities to aid them in their recovery, like it has helped me!

Pop

Pop

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

Rebekah

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

claire

claire

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

Christina

Christina

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

Narmer

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

Izzy

Izzy

I want to use my story in order to inspire other people to seek help and have the courage to speak out about their own mental health problems. The stigma will only end if we fight to educate people and it's important to take every step that we can towards that.

Lisa

Lisa

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

Rachel

Rachel

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

dee dee

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

Jean

Jean

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

Helen

Helen

I pledge to help anyone who is struggling with their own journey as others have done to me.

Caz

Caz

I will initaite incorporating mental health topics in tutor times at my school

Kat

Kat

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

Nerys

Nerys

I actually want to, will and do action all of the pledge choices! I also try to raise awareness amongst the teenagers that I work with. Life is a heavy burden on the brain that we all need help carrying at times - some for longer than others.

Heather

Heather

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

Sar

Sar

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

John

John

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

Dawn

Dawn

I support a family member every day by having a conversation x

Nicole

Nicole

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

Rose

Rose

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

Caroine

Caroine

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

lou

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

Sdowie

Sdowie

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

Alice

Alice

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

Andy

Andy

To be more tolerable and supportive of my baby girl who has such dark moments in her daily life.

ZamZam

ZamZam

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

Flash

Flash

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

Toni

Toni

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

Maggie

Maggie

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

Georgia

Georgia

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

Jayneylouf

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

Jaz006

Jaz006

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

Milley

I found it hard opening up about my mental illness - so it's only fair I do my part to help others feel more welcome about discussing theirs!

Isabel

Isabel

I will never let anyone feel as if they are alone and too scared to talk about their problems.

David

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

Sue

Sue

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

Julian

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

Amber

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

I will make sure that I am no longer ashamed of my mental health and will make sure that I help to promote talking about issues to people you trust.

Councillor Amanda

Councillor Amanda

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

Helen

Helen

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

Carol

Carol

I will continue to use what I have learnt about my own mental health to help and support others .x

Vix

Vix

I have learnt it is best to talk about mental health problems because fear of not being accepted only amplifies the problem. I suffer from anxiety, anxiety doesn't define who I am, I am a good person with a good sense of humour, just because I have anxiety doesn't make me a good friend. I started practicing mindfulness and it really helped me and I find that doing stress relief colouring books helps me as it gives me something to concentrate on. I like to listen to music in the bath because it helps me unwind. See what helps you!

Lee

Lee

As a district councillor and Mental Health Challenge Campion for Mansfield District Council I will highlight mental health issues. I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination whenever and wherever I see it.

Katy

Katy

As a sufferer of depression and anxiety. . I want to show people are not alone although it feels like that most of the time

Sian

Sian

I pledge to keep doing my best to support family and friends who experience mental health problems and to challenge mental health stigma.

Izzy

Izzy

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

Janice

Janice

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

Indie

Indie

I will challenge those who judge mental health, and I will study hard to become a psychologist to help those with mental health, so they don't have to feel judged like I did.

Sadie

Sadie

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

Sue

Sue

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

Plank

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

Spatch

We both have mothers who suffer from personality disorders...we help each other through to be the best we can be as people and daughters.

Matty

Matty

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

jadey

jadey

I will help everyone around me overcome their mental illness & I won't stop until I see their real smiles

Adam

Adam

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

ejbarnes89

ejbarnes89

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

Ames

Ames

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

Emma

Emma

I will share my mental health story so others know that they are not alone, and that I am always available to listen.

Paddo

Paddo

Life is a rollercoaster, we should appreciate the highs when they happen but when the lows come we need to tell people and not keep it to ourselves.

I have learnt there are many many people out there who suffer from stress, anxiety depression call it what you like and it's a horrible experience.

However, there are resources and people who can help, it does take time though

Emma

Currently a new mum but suffering with anxiety ptsd and being assessed for bipolar. I pledge to speak up and and the stigmas.

Kit

Kit

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

Loz

Loz

I suffer from depression. I would not wish this on anyone.

Izzi

Izzi

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

Umair

Umair

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

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