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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

Caz

I will be more understanding to those around me with the same problems as myself.....

LINDA

I have been in touch with the chief executive for Avon and somerset mental health trust. I have also wrote to the MP in Weston super mare to highlight the treatment service users endure in hospital due to lack of staff and money. I have wrote to the health ombudsman in parliament to ask for more help from the government. I will keep writing my letters until someone listens.

Rach

I will be there for anyone I know who is going through depression

Carl

After 15 years of suffering and recovering from anxiety, I will help anybody that needs it.

Caz

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

Emma

I will continue to raise awareness about mental health. It's time to lose the stigma!

Ross

I will see past the front and look beyond.

Widdles

I will always be there whenever you need me.

Jan

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

Tyler

I will always provide a listening ear for those who are close to me, and are facing difficult times.

Yogeeta

I always keep in touch and ask how a loved one, friend or colleague is and remember them often; you might be the only person that does.

Anna

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

Funto

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

Emma

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

Bandhu

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

Georgie

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

Cat

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

Sam

I will continue to work towards ending the social stigma associated with mental health problems and providing therapeutic support to anyone who reaches out to me via my private practice. I will continuously work to improve access to therapies and optimum quality support for people in psychological need. Finally, I will educate people about the importance of a good mental well being and the effects poor well being can have upon the body and life of a sufferer.

Jules

As well as assist the wider community when them or their loved ones are experiencing a mental health crisis

Steph

I pledge to be open and share my story with others to show them they aren't suffering alone. I want to help reduce the stigma against mental health and encourage people to talk more about it.

Sam wise

Stigma has plagued is since we came out the closet about our problems, let's make it pay for making us suffer!

442dawnb

As someone who has suspected bipolar, i will pledge to help anyone who needs me. We should no longer hide or be embarrassed about being ill. None of us asked to have a mental health problem and we deserve the best treatment from all organisations, friends, family and the general population. Try to be strong, things can get better. xxx

Claire

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

Mark

I will work as a peer specialist and as mental health music to tackle stigma wherever I see it and raise awareness so that those who feel they cannot speak can have a voice through me. I use my lived experience to help bring recovery to others.

Traveller

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

sonia

I will try much harder to stop self-judging and just be myself. I will do this when I am alone through challenging my negative self-talk and when I am with friends, family members, work colleagues and acquaintances.

Glynis

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

Laura

I will continue to write my blog and volunteer to help combat mental health stigma

Dommi

I will challenge mental health discrimination that I experience to help others.

Glitterb

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

Shaz

https://www.facebook.com/BIPOLARIISUFFERER

I will help people on my Facebook page called: Me, Bipolar & I

Colin

I pledge to challenge the stigma attached to mental health illness whenever and wherever I see or hear it. I will continue to campaign until mental health is spoken about as openly as physical health is.

Shelley

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

Gemma

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

Irisheyes61

I'm here for anybody who needs someone to talk to or listen

Wino

I am going to talk to family, friends, colleagues and those I meet about mental health. I will chat in authentic, honest ways and hopefully help to dispel the fears and misinformation about mental health illness. After all we all have mental health! It's time to TALK!

Emma

I pledge to talk openly and honestly about my mental health and encourage others to do the same.

Lollie

I pledge to start making my voice heard, to not be afraid to talk about mental health and the problems I have faced. To see it as a positive opportunity to make a change for the future in the hope that one day mental illness will be seen as know different to any other.

Mrs E

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

HannahsDay

This year i want to be apart of making a difference, because changing the attitudes to mental health has the power to change our society as a whole

Samantha

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

NorolkNman

I will start telling people the truth about my addictions and depression by the end of the year

Liz

I want to volunteer in Time to Change and help people understand about mental health problems and how it can effect the person not only mentally but physically as well. To keep well is to understand and talk about what is going on within, talking therapy is sometimes the best medicine.

Moliiboo

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

Shelley

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

Géraldine

I am an artist and worked and explored on Schizophrenia after I lost me daughter to it. I intend to do what I can to help change the preconceptions, and stereotypes attached to mental illness and wrongly believed in this society. It is time to talk to change all that.

Sally

I will speak more openly with people about the particular type of OCD - intrusive thoughts/Pure O which I sometimes suffer from, in order to spread the word about this often unknown mental health issue which is actually very regular but can be very embarrassing to talk aboutxx

Sez

I pledge to always take the time to listen to anyone who feels they need to talk. To never judge anyone.

Lottie

I as a Champion for Time to Change pledge to help others understand Mental health problems rather than judging or putting a stigma on us, I have grown in confidence in the last few years through my voluntary work in mental health i love to help people who are being picked on because of their mental health it is totally unfair and unacceptable and in this day and age we should stand together,strong,tall and let the world know its is perfectly normal on a par with physical health.

Emmsa

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

Viv

I will be open about my own mental health and encourage others to talk and think about mental health more

Karen

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

Kiki

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

Nayyar

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

CJG

Challenging people who know that an individual has mental health issues and thinks it's not a justifiable reason for being away from the work place on sick leave.

Jennifer

I will try to do all of the pledges that I can accept volunteer as I don't have the time at the moment unfortunately

Prin'

♡ our story is not over ♡ ;

haybail

I have and currently experience mental health problems in the form of anxiety and panic disorders. I want to be able to vocalise my own experiences, discuss other peoples experiences and get the ball rolling. I will always support my friends and family in their own mental healthy stories, but also in understanding my own.

jonny

I will look to recognise mental health problems in my friends, family and work college's. I will draw upon my own experiences of mental health to offer help and support

Dasiydo

I will share my mealth health story to help others understand the mealth health and help others

paul

I will speak to as many business, government and organisation leaders and talk about my experiences of being acutely bipolar and the challenges I faced as a businessman and professional manager in the private sector before and after I was diagnosed. I will do this by offering myself to deliver talks around the country.

Mags

I will listen,and talk,to someone who needs to share there thoughts and feelings

Haru

I am Haruko, I am 13 and I've lived multiple periods in my life that made me go trough depression.
I have Asperguer and I am Latina.
Haruko is not my real Name.

Rosie

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

Ash

I pledge to make it easier for people around me to talk.

So shine

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

Fee

I embrace my gift and will not see it as a curse though many will try and ostracise and alienate me because they don't want to understand or hear that pain is a signal that something is going against your own truth! Be strong, be true to who you really are.

Jeremy

As a gay person who suffered PTSD as a result of Conversion therapy I will share my mental health story to help others understand mental health

Gini

I pledge to have a better understanding about mental health!!

Madi

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

Ant

I will share my own personal experiences and opinions in the hope that it will inspire someone else to have the same goal as me, which is to help all around me who have mental health difficulties.

Cookie

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

Sorrel

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

Charley

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

Joe

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

Ali

I will share my experience of struggling with mental health and encourage others to support MIND so that no one need suffer in silence.

Romy

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

Alice

I will work to raise awareness to help others and myself not feel as though we need to hide our struggles. I want to live in a world where we can be proud to share with others how mental wellbeing has become central to how we manage our lives today and the stigma we have overcome to get there.

Claire

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

MichelleLx

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

Debbie

I will do what I can to get my book out there and continue with my project to help and motivate others that are suffering from work-related mental health issues.

avidvaper92

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

Bioniccandy

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

Álvaro

Prejudice kills.
Mental illnesses are frequent and lead to great suffering .... Help, do not be an obstacle

Louise

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

khyla

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

Michael

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

Jason

Talk about it. Talk about it. Talk about it. From an almost mute "typical" bloke, let's just talk. I want my life to be my fantasy.

Lili

I promise to challenge mental health stigma and support those suffering around me. I will share my own experience of dealing with mental in hope it will help to improve understanding of difficulties people go through.

Shell

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

Melissa

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

Sophie

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

Anita

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

Emily

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

Oli

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

Caroline

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

Aisha

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

Kiya

I pledge to end the stigma against families and persons suffering with mental health. #Just because you cant see it, does not make it real#. STOP THE STIGMA!!!

Rob

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