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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Ryan

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

LizzieHemmi

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

Ray

When I was 12 (going in to secondary school) my aniexty was horrendous, i endured this throughout my entire school life in to my Adult life. When i was 22 (10 years later) I was diagonised with Aniexty and Depression. I had NO IDEA aniexty was a even a thing at that age. I want to help people so people don't have to wait 10 years to get treatment.

Ellie37

Having recently lost my dad after he took his own life at 70 just 9 weeks ago, I pledge to help both families touched by suicide and those in need of support to prevent it. I have also experienced mental health related illnesses over the years and strive to support others in overcoming such difficulties by helping them to break free from their own silence.

Lori

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

Helena

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

Kitten

I have suffered from mental health issues for the majority of my life. Although life has been difficult, I have experience with the fear of discrimination and the stigmas against those with mental health issues. I want no one to feel as alone as I do, so I pledge to help others as best I can.

Sara

A while ago I was asked, in school, to make a speech. A short simply speech about something I loved. The first thing that came to mind was my anxiety. It's to something I love but I thought that talking about it to my class would help them understand what anxiety really is about. This way, I could talk them out of contributing the stigma of anxiety disorders.

Lace

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

Emma

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

appletreealice

Recently informed I am living with Bipolar Disorder and General Anxiety Disorder. Mental health has made me question myself and who I am. I doubted myself and my abilities for a long time, but now I am growing more and more confident that I can do anything in life. :) I want to raise awareness, end stigmatisation and encourage more people to seek help/advice and come forward!

Ellie

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

Abbey

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

Bethany

I will share my experiences with mental health, so no one else feels that they are alone and that they have someone to talk to if they're struggling.

Urooj

I pledge to challenge mental stigma and discriminate when I see it.

Em

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

Em

As someone who has been in the mental health system, I know how hard it can be to have people take you seriously. It's time to change that.

Gary

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

Dawn

Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone...

Lollypop

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

Kit Kat

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

Karen

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

Daisarella

I will not only look out for friends and loved ones and support them, but I will spread the message and show love to all that need it.

Rachel

I hope that by sharing my story I will encourage other people to share theirs.

Chip

I choose "Depression for Good." I don't like the term Mental Health. It's your Emotional Health. Through this condition, your body, your life, is telling you something. Use it. You can heal it.

Tc

I'm not afraid to talk about my mental health...im always willing to answer questions and sometimes if people give me a look of disgust.. I always say something..i will defend myself and others....i will not take the ignorance from the mental health team!

Lady K

I suffer from depression and anxiety and have done all of my life. I manage it and constantly remind myself to be kind to me. Reach out, be kind, take care xxx

Kerrie

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

Ryan

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

paul

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

Jax

I pledge not only to support anyone I know with mental health problems, but also to challenge any stigma / discrimination by educating people with what mental health is (or not). I will also encourage people to self care, not isolate themselves and to help with positive mental health.

Toby

I pledge to help fight the stigma around mental health, and I will pledge to attempt to further my career, in mental health care work.

Ida

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

Mel

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

Libby

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

kmorgan

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

Verity

I will try my very best to make sure mental health is a recognised factor of a persons wellbeing. To challenge anybody who sees mental health issues as a weakness and make them aware of how common mental health problems are.

Joanna

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

Kate

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

Sarah

I pledge to challange those who discriminate against mental health, and to spread more awareness - Sarah

Nikki

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

NikkiD

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

Faith

I pledge to share my experience with mental health issues to encourage other people to do the same, slowly breaking the stigma.

Phoebe

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

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

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.

Rebecca Louise Catherine

I aim to inspire and challenge mental stigma by sharing my journey with young people. It is possible to beat mental health even the smallest of things count

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 ❤️

Josie

No-one needs to suffer in silence or feel alone. I pledge to share my story in the hope it will help another.

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.

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