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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Lydia

I will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination when I see it and share my story with others.

Rooney

Mental health is a horrible illness which completely distorys who you are, people that have never experienced it do not understand. People suffering mental health DO NOT NEED TO BE TOLD THEIR ATTENTION SEEKING, THEY NEED A FREINDLY FACE, be kind and save life's

Gee

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

Kim-Leng

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

Daniel

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

Karen

As an newly qualified therapeutic counsellor I pledge to continue my work, giving time and space to those who are struggling and to help banish the stigma about mental health disorders.
We can all learn to listen actively; being heard has a greater impact on than you would expect and costs nothing.

Dan

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

Lelly

I pledge to always provide support to friends who need it, I will also use my personal experiences to challenge mental health stigmas.

Charlene

There is no shame in living with a mental disorder, but there is shame in not acknowledging someone with a mental disorder as equal and deserving of life.

Saph

Not only will I look out for family and friends and give them my unwavering support, I pledge to work towards raising mental health awareness and the removing stigma attached.

Lemong84

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

Kat

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

Callie

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

Kayleigh

I will support the people around me in the way that they need, not the way I think is best.

Miranda

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

Jen

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

Ems

Mental health is not a problem, it's an epidemic. I can't change the world but I can change the world in the eyes of individual people. Spread the love and let people who are suffering from mental illness know that they are never alone ❤️

Natella

Sometimes I feel alone when I'm not alone I always go to my friend and tell her my problems because she understands me and supports me through everything I go through

Ethel

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

Ammie shipton

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

Jo

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

millie mops

don't worry little fighter soon things will be brighter

Haley

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

Izzylabbett

I pledge to never stop being nice, no matter how much other people tell me otherwise and to learn to crept my mental health issues.

Vicki F

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

Maya

I have suffered from a mental illness and faced stigma because of it. It intensifys the effects of your mental health issues massively. It makes what your going through 10x worse, because people act in a certain way towards you, which chips away at you even more making it harder to recover. Some people have no compassion for what a mental illness is and how it actually effects people. Thankfully i realised there was help out there to support me, but things have to change in order to tackle this issue. We need more awareness to stop it from happening.

Emlobuemma

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

Joe

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

Chris

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

Freya

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

Kirsty

I will share my mental health story with others to help them to speak out about their own and show that there is no reason to be ashamed.

Vicky

I lost my mum to suicide in 2013. We are not better without her. We miss her. We would of faced any challenge with her everyday over suicide. It broke our hearts. Please know that you are loved more than you will ever know. You are not alone ❤

Emma

I will always be there to listen to anyone who needs to talk

Cazz

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

Dee

I will be there to listen to ANYONE that needs me. I will send a random encouraging message so people know they are not alone. I will raise awareness about mental health and help people to understand it's an illness that can't necessarily be seen but is just as real as any other.

Julie-Lou

I'll continue to be open about my mental health to prove that "normal" people have depression and can lead a normal life if they get the right support. I'll show people that it's ok to admit to being imperfect.

Mongo

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

Hugh

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

Davant

I want to do my bit to help change people's attitudes and promote understanding. I want to help convince people that it's OK not to be OK.

Mammapye

treat someone how you would like to be treated and think of other people's feelings

Kayleigh

I will be there for any of my friend even I its just messaging because I know the feeling of having no one to talk to.

Ben

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

mush11

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

IanOS

None of us are immune to mental health challenges - We are all somewhere on the spectrum. I had a few months off work back in 2008 due to my own issues, which I had previously failed to recognise or understand.

Amanda panda

I have a nan who has mental health and it does not change her don't judge x

Coco

I know what it is like to suffer from mental health problems myself and I also have loved ones who suffer too. By pledging today, I will be more supportive of those loved ones and also challenge those who cause discrimination.
Lets come together to end the stigma around mental health.

Harriet

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

Nanny linn

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

Fozz

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

gbyglez

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

Jackman

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

bamber

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

Marty

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

Vipul

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

Mel

Every day Iwill tell you that I am hear for you.
A kind word and a smile can make a difference but a few minutes out of your day to ask how you are doing shows how much I love you.
Big cwtches xxx to my Son and Husband.

Asha

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

Ruth

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

Em

I actually have a mental health issue myself. A lot actually. But I just want to say, live life whilst you can. You can only live once, do things once, say something once. Love those around you, you don't know how much time you have left with them. Help anyone you can. Be nice to the world, it is your home. And love the present, the moment right now. Love the moment you are living in, because, this moment, is your life❤️

Rach

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

Alan

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

Beccy

I will always listen when someone needs to talk.

Miriam

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

Bob

Sharing your own experience helps others who are struggling to open up or to admit to needing just a little support. If we all open up any remaining stigma will fade away

Caroline

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

Russ

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

Molly._.w

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

Susan

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

Penny

I pledge to sincerely listen, care and support those who need me each and every day.

Holly

I will share my experiences, support others who have shared theirs and help those who feel they cannot speak in more than a whisper about their mental health issues.

Nikki

I will not judge. I will sit and listen, I will understand & I will try my hardest to help them. Let's stop the stigma attached to mental health ❤️

Zee

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

Lol

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

Hari

I will be open about my ongoing battle with PTSD and it's challenges.

Molly

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

Rick

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

amyyalland3012

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

Christine

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

Rio

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

Heather

To any of my friends and family suffering in silence. More people than you can ever imagine suffer with mental health issues. I am clinically diagnosed with panic disorder and social anxiety disorder. The best thing I've ever done is talk about it and get the help I needed. 3 years since CBT I am stronger healthier and happier than ever. Don't be scared to ask for help, it takes a brave strong and self aware individual to take that step. You are stronger than you think.

Charlie

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

Debi Doo

I pledge to empower, incurage , to listen and support . To be there by your side , to walk in your shoes and take time out when needed

Karan

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

Nikki

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

Melon

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

Tee-Jay

I pledge to help inspire others to keep at their dreams and goals.

Another young independent motivator who suffers from PTSD, anxiety & depression.

Niamh

If anyone needs help I will help them by relating to them and telling them they are not alone

Blue

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

Packo

Having been there I realise how important a support network can be in tough times. Friends old and new were there for me, we're all in this together!

Ang

I will support my colleagues and break down the stigma of mental health

Laura

I will continue to promote and encourage good Mental Health for all,my motto is "We all deserve a Life to Thrive,not just Survive"

Lindsay

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

Kate

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

Louie

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

Leanne

After alreadying helping others begin to talk about thier storys i know how important talking about mental health issues are and so i now pledge to share my story to not only help me deal with it but to help others and to raise more awareness

Mia

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

Lexi cat

Okay so when i was 19 years old people bullied me on Facebook and in the end I staring cutting myself with glass and it hurt a a lot and I got sectioned by the police and when I was 16 years old I was about to self harm with a knife.all I'm trying to stay is please don't self harm you could end up being sectioned by the police and trust me u don't want that so please think before it's too late ❤️❤️

GeorgieBee

As a sufferer of depression and anxiety, I want to educate people on what it's really like to fight a constant battle over something you cannot control. I want people to know that it's not just "being shy" or "a little bit sad", I want to explain to them in my own words and experiences the daily struggle against mental health and why it is not something to be overlooked or stigmatised.

Colin

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

Brigid

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

El

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

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