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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Pauline

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

Sharon

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

Vinnie

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

Donna

I will also be honest with my friends and loved ones when I need support....

Walshy

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

Evgeniya

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

Jimjam

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

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

Lukas

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

Will

Pledge to be more talkative about my illness

Chad

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

Mimi

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

Tracy

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

Jo

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

Benji

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

San

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

Dill

No one deserves to be alone! Everyone deserves to be happy! No one knows what goes on inside a persons head who suffers from a mental illness, so be kind always!

Samantha

I will be there for anyone in need to talk to.

Ruggy

I, Alicia Temple, pledge to raise awareness and aim to lower the stigma to all mental illness.

Karebear

I pledge to end the stigma by telling others about the ugly side of mental illness so that we can support those who's story is tragic and dark just like those who are more acceptable to our senses. All lives matter no matter what they have done in the grips of psychosis. Everyone should know that sometimes this disease is a monster we can't control.

Ky

I am working against mental illness of my own and speaking about it without shame. I want others to be aware of how these affect everyone, no matter what. I want to reach out to people like me so I know I'm not alone, and so they can know I am in the same boat. Let's make a pledge

Forces in the Community

We will provide mental health training to as many people as we can for no or low cost. Over 500 people last year.

Tourneo kid

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

Bee

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

Cal

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

Jess

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

Neon_Voltz_

So, I had self-harmed because of issues with family, and the pressure of school. I ended up feeling worthless and dead inside. I began to use a broken ruler, with the edge sharpened to a point, but it got worse over time, until I attempted to take my life by trying to hang myself from my bedroom light; I was found lying on the floor on my room with the string around my neck. My point: Tell someone else that you trust, whether it is friends, family member or seek help online, otherwise it could lead to much darker thoughts.

Rose

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

mahenoor

I will support those around me, loved ones and beyond when in times of need, to give advise and reassurance or simply to give a good listening ear!

Goose

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

JonnyDockett

I pledge to keep talking and, in turn, be supportive to those around me whenever they need to talk.

Stevo260

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

Louis

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

Georgie

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

Aaron

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

Philippa

I pledge to support those who are struggling through times of psychological or emotional anquish with patience, compassion and acceptance.

Matthew

I am a sufferer of depression of nearly a year now. Sometimes I can go about my life as if nothing is wrong, and the next, it's like everything is falling down on me. We must raise awareness of the stigma involved in mental health, it really is important.

Caroline

Mental illness is wider and more common than you can ever imagine. Never think that you are alone, you are not.

Mark

I think it's SO important that we break any stigma, make mental health more accessible. To help bring a positive change. To help make steps forwards.

Sparkle__monkey

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

Sophie

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

Lauren

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

Violet

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

Beccy

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

Chanelle

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

Chris

I will use my experiences to talk to colleagues and change perceptions of both my mental health and stigma

Matman

I am a Samaritan and very happy to have the opportunity to provide support for those who are stuggling to cope with Mental Health challenges.

Sarah

As a sufferer of depression, I know how deplitating it can be. I pledge to never let a loved one, friend or colleague go through that alone if I can help it.

Wings

I am creating a blog, BipolarAdventures, to tell my story for my own health benefit and to give knowledge and awareness to others.

David

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

bubble

Getting my diagnosis has been a long road but finally I am here and I think i have a way forward. the shame and burden I felt and of not knowing what was wrong with me and how others perceived me has took its toll on the relationships I had with others but if I can help anyone in the same situation as me I will coz it has been lonely and exasperating and I wouldn't wish it on anyone to think they are alone and there aren't or isn't anyone who can help and undastand

Kat

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

hazel2299

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

Hollie

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

Hayleigh

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

Angharad

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

STKy

I will not let my mental health struggles define me or hold me back from being the best person I can be!

Wilson

I will make a series of videos describing my mental health journey in the hope it will help give insight to those who don't understand and hope for those that suffer like myself.

Fleetster

I will always be open and honest about my experiences with depression and anxiety. I will also encourage others to be able to talk without judgement or stigma.

Georgina

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

Aggrey

No need for the stigma now We are all united against this no doubt

Mini-Meg

I will share my story so people know theyre not alone!

Chelsea

I pledge to continue being open about my mental health to the ones I'm close with and work up to opening up to people I'm less familiar with until I'm comfortable speaking out bc mental health stigma is horrible in my town. I want to become confident enough to stand up and change the outlook on mental health in my town

Magni

I pledge to stop hiding my mental health from those who want to help me

Tian

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

Maj

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

Taryn

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

Lee

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

CHEESEBEANOS

I'm a man and I live anxiety. we have to fight and make people aware that men have mental health issues also. I'm pledging to fight #stigma #mentalhealthinMen #raiseawareness.

Lucy-Lou

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

Lozza

Mental health is a rapidly rising taboo within our society, so many people are too afraid to speak out and as a result suffer in silence due to the discrimination and stigma of mental health issues. No one should have to suffer in silence and everyone who is should know someone is always there and they are not alone. It's time to change and end the stigma against mental health.

Georgie

Mental illness is invisible.
If you break an arm, you are treated immediately. Doctors identify the problem and treat it. Mental illness is much harder to recognize. An X-ray isn't going to reveal that you have anxiety or depression.
But just because we can't see it, doesn't mean it is less severe than a broken arm, a wound, or a cancer.
My anxiety disorder is a cancer in itself. A wound unseen and borne in secret; where is the sympathy? Where is the chemotherapy?
We have to speak about mental health. It's an epidemic like no other.

kalicex

We have all experienced a mental health issue in our life and some of us live it everyday. As a country, we are too ashamed to admit when we need support. We need to know that it's okay to not be okay and that we are human; we have feelings both good and bad. We need to be supportive of one another and caring. I pledge to always listen, care and be supportive no matter how big or small a problem.

kelly

I pledge to open up to others and share my worries and also listen to other peoples.

Michelle

When you are yelling I will do my best to hear you crying. When you are unkind I will try my hardest to see your fear. When you tell me to go away I will remember you feel alone. You are not alone sis x

Zainab

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

Sussex Rainbow Counselling

I pledge to have offer space for open and non-judgemental conversations about mental health in my work as a counsellor.

Lena

I pledge to listen with an open heart and mind to all those suffering from mental health issues, and do my best to be there for them in whatever way I can.

Rob

I will share my mental health story to help others and raise awareness via my blog: https://robtalksblog.wordpress.com/

NICOBAE SMALL

I WILL LOOK OUT TO THOSE WHO NEED MY HELP AND LOVE THEM UNCONDITIONALLY

Ruby

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

Crazy Feathers

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

Debs

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

Akanksha

I will Challenge bullying towards people suffering with mental health in hopes to remove negative stigma and make this world a safer place for them and our further generation to live in.

Richard

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

freddy

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

Annie

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

samloulyn

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

Sareefairee

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

RachelJimmy

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

Lo

I felt invisible and hurt everyday talking helped me understand what I was dealing with and how I could try and cope with it if you feel trapped just talk to someone you will be amazed how much it helps
Lois

Gem

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

Louise

I hope my children, friends & family know I am always available to talk or just listen! I make a pledge to always make that time & space possible no matter how busy life gets❤️

Leah

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

Libby

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

Sooze

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

Kitty

I will devote my life to helping others with mental health problems. I am going to train as a professional counsellor in order to help more people overcome their difficulties. I will fight against the discrimination so many people have to cope with on top of their symptoms. I will look out for my family and friends.

Richierich

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

Des

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

@weemancaves

Encourage more men (who are not great at talking about mental health)to share the big stuff end discrimination and save life's.

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