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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Minnie

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

Kaylan

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

Isabelle

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

Anish

Always be kind and compassionate towards others, because you never know the full story in their minds.

Aimee

I am in the process of making a blog, part of this blog will be a weekly segment regarding different mental health problems, showing people they are not alone and helping others to understand mental health a little bit more! Once the blog is up and running I will be talking about it at my university as a way to advertise my blog and also to draw attention to this section and create a discussion on mental health!

carolineclear

Mental health is a really big stigma which is causing more people to suffer in silence. If someone broke their leg people would immediately treat it whereas mental health is "frowned upon". Battling with your mind 365 days a year is exhausting and you never know what someone is going through until you truly reach their trust to listen.

Deboram

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

Ter

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

Victoria

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

Mark

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

Alix

I will share my own story with mental health, so that it can validate and empower others who are struggling.
I hope to make a contribution in the fight against stigma and for greater acceptance.

Laurynzo

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

emilybell198

I want to share my story even though I'm not fully recovered yet, no one should face it alone.

Nadiya802

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

Phoebe

I lost the person I love due to the lack of support regarding mental health - things need to change and I will do all that I can to help.

Donna

We are all vulnerable. It is important to listen to and to validate the feelings of others with respect and without judgement.

Sarah

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

Jen

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

Tía

Your illness doesn't define you, your stregnth and courage does! Don't be afraid to share your story it will inspire others! It's a disorder not a desision so don't be a afraid

ashleeofthemoon

I am going to do everything I can to get my story and other's stories out into the world so that I can help others understand what I have gone through.

Canek

My name is Canek, i'm 21 years old and I study in Paris. It's been 2 years since I've been struggling with anxiety and depression. The one thing that helps me is that I know that there are other people out there that is dealing with the same stuff and music. I've just started to record songs talking about this issue and I wanna share it with everyone. It's just the beginning. So if you're like me go check out my facebook https://www.facebook.com/Canek-419064925094144/?fref=nf or my instagram @canekmusic.

@safetyconundrum

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

Litha

I don't want others being victimised by social services for having a mental health problem. I'm a good mum and shouldn't be treated like a criminal for being mentally unwell. No one should lose their children because of depression and EUPD.

Kristina

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

Aoife

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

ROBERT

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

Lauren

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

Lade

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

Charlotte

I will always support friends and loved ones whenever they need it and I will stand up to mental health stigma and discrimination. I will give a kind smile to anyone who looks a little low and hold out my hands for anyone who needs it.

punnoo

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

Robyn

I will share my story and my dads suicide with others to raise awareness and understanding.

ZsAzSa

everyone equal shouldn't be discriminated

Gilly

I pledge to empower people to listen and understand the difference between physical illness and mental health illness.

Kamila

I pledge to stay open minded with people around me, to listen and to be there for whoever needs me. I will challenge discrimination and work hard against the stigma.

SJ

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

Shelley

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

Byron

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

N'kai

I pledge to help bring awareness to mental health. I suffer from Automatonophobia and Pediophobia. I cannot come in any proximity close of dolls of animations/wax figures/mannequins or I panic, tense, and feel ill to my stomach. It is an everyday struggle that even thing about these things makes me want to get sick. People around me think it is a joke and don't understand the seriousness to my problem. It would be a weight off my shoulders if people could learn to understand!

Moo

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

Sim

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

Manda

I know only too well the embarrassment I've felt about admitting I have mental health issues and I want this to change. It shouldn't be seen as a sign of weakness.

Judith

I will help people with mental health issues whenever I can and challenge the stigma and discrimination when I encounter it.

Erica

I want to see change in the attitude many have towards mental health, which currently has the capacity to destroy lives. I will do all I can to help make this happen.

dj/0RG4N1C

Living with Bipolar Disorder is no fun. But, we should never hide it away or isolate away from society. We didn't choose this misery nor would we if we had the choice. I will continue to share my personal stories of the plagues of depression, hypomania & psychosis while learning & sharing what remedies & practices help to alleviate the suffering. The more we sufferers share, the more the discrimination will dissipate. Peace.

NJC

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

Mike

There are many paths to mental illness, but relatively few away from it. I pledge that wherever and whenever I can, I will be a guide to those in need.

Camille

I will do as much as I can to spread awareness and educate others about mental illness in hopes of helping to get rid of the stigma(s) around the subject. I will do my best to support loved ones when they need it, and remember to reach out because people don't always know how or feel comfortable asking for help. I will also try my best to tell [my loved ones] that I love and appreciate them more often, instead of assuming that they already know.

Jaimi

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

Cassie

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder about a year ago and it has been an uphill against stormy weather battle. I pledge to keep people informed about mental health disorders and continue fighting to not be a stigma

Magdalena

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

Becca

I will tell my own story about my struggle with mental health and do anything in my power to stop the stigma of mental health.

KING DAVID

I pledge to work extra hard to commit my whole life to assist and rehabilitate those living under mental traumas and stigma. This is my decision on the course of action, so will it be. Help me God.

Shell Belle

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

Camilla

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

Donna

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

Felicia

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

Eleanor

I pledge to be more open about my mental health in order to help myself and to help others too.

Juliette

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

Robert

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

Jeanette

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

Claire

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

wavydonny

I'm going to suffer my stigma

Emma

Mental health is a journey we all make, everyone has highs and lows and everyone deserves support, kindness and a safe space to express themselves. Its ok not to be ok, and it's ok to ask for help.

Lisa-Jane

I will spend more time asking loved ones friends and family how they are! I will access more support in my work place for people who need support! I will also share my experiences of mental health

Graciela

I will share my mental health story and invite other people to share their own. It's time to change everywhere...

Alan

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

Amanda

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

Kevin

I will continue to strive for mental health to be as recognised, understood and treated as well and importantly as physical health.

Neil

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

Peter

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

Katherine

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

Lauren

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

I'm-not-judging

I have mental health illnesses and I know what it's like to feel alone and like your not good enough. I have tempted to end my own life and with help I am now on the road to recovery.

Tracey

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

Krysia

Please ask for help, if you need it; you are worth it, you are loved!

Gem

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

Angie

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

Linda

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

Lesley

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

Ann-Marie

I will support those in need, listen to their needs and give help as needed.

Chris

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

vicky

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

Krissy

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

Jahnae

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

Bex

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

suspjase

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

David

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

Lukie_boi

I have battled through anxiety in my life, I understand it's very common nowadays and people have different ways of coping with it. I like to share my ways of coping and dealing with it to people who are in need:) as they say if you put your mind to something you can achieve anything!

Anisha

I want to make people aware you will always know someone who is suffering; dealing with anxiety, stress and depression for over ten years has made me realise we must talk more about mental health. You may meet me and never realise I suffer from those three aspects of mental health.

anonymous

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

Luc

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

Luc

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

Bob

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

Helena

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

LeanneJayne

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

Reggie Babe!

As a parent, I understand and will offer to support others going through dark times and being there through lighter times

Claire

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

Andy

I will strive to make my workplace a safe space to discuss mental health issues either individually or as a group and introduce measures to ensure the well-being of my team to the best of my ability.

Shane

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

Peapod

I pledge to encourage more Veterans with PTSD and other mental health problems to get the help they need and deserve.

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