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people have pledged to end mental health stigma

Make a pledge to end mental health stigma and discrimination

TRICKY NICKY

i will share my experiences and stuggle and i would love to stop the stigma that is attached to mental health i have been a sufferer since i was 5 and i am now 38. it always been lke this and things need change i would love imformaton from people about events i can speak in and get MPS involved please feel to email me nicolamartin12322@gmail.com if u can help me

Kim

I am going to look out for my loved ones and friends, as I know how it feels to feel alone and struggling even when I haven't been.

Anthony

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

Charlotte

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

Lizard

I am currently writing a book to share my story and raise awareness. I have just recently launched a website www.heads2minds.co.uk to help people share their story

Ingrid

Mental health affects all of us, if it doesn't affect you directly it will affect a friend or loved one at some stage in your life. It's time we all changed our attitude and talk to try and stamp out the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues.

Rachel

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

Jessie12

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

Lydia

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

Mlcork

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

Aphy

I will spread awareness and hopefully positivity so people get help <3

Jez

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

Iconoclast

I will reach a million people in 12 months through awareness messages.

Gillian

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

Danielle

I'll use my experience and story around mental health to listen and help others

Cadgy15

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

Neens

I promise to listen, and to never give up raising awareness and reducing the stigma of mental ill-health.

Adam

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

Karen

I will use my own experience of mental illness to try to help others and challenge discrimination against those who are living mental health difficulties.

Emily

I am a time to change champion within my workplace, challenging the stigma attached to mental health and raising awareness.

Steevie

I will always be there for family and friends. I will support you when you are in your dark place and I will celebrate with you when you are on a high. Life should never be a struggle but if it is always find a friend to lean on.

Neil

I pledge to be open with my history and help educate those that I can

Michelle

I will help as many people understand as I can

Heiders

After losing my dear friend at the hands of someone with mental health issue. I will never assume someone is "fine" and always make time to listen and be the best friend I can

William

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

SweenO

Have created an event to raise money for mental health awareness including speakers singers rappers MC's to create a random spark of happiness

zainu

Not only do i want to share my personal mental health story to help others understand it and aim to help remove the stigma around it , i also really want to volunteer whenever i can at a local event- who knows? Any one could help make a change... or better; become one!

John

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

Ronnie

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

Charlotte

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

Samantha

Nobody should have to deal with the stigma of mental health issues any longer. I go out of my way to discuss my depression so those who may not be strong enough may be able to find some courage.

Cecilia

I will be a leader at work and support my colleagues, whatever they are going through.

Daphne Loriella

I suffered in silence for too long, I wish I had had the courage to ask for help sooner - but then again, that was part of the illness. I would like to support someone else seek the help they need before their mental illhealth becomes too great.

TazzaGirl

I know that depression and anxiety can be overcome. I know we don't have to suffer in silence. I know that others can recover in the way I have. There is no cure but there are ways to manage and cope and live a rewarding, joyful life. Believe that this can happen for you too. Please ask for and accept help for this crippling illness. It's never too late.

Lauren1989

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

Joy

I will be there for my friends with anxiety, depression and other mental illness because I know how alone you can feel surrounded by people that don't understand. Having someone understand means the world

Christina

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

Snazzy

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

Annemarie

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

Herol Graham

I want to encourage people to talk about mental health so that we can remove this shame and secrecy around it. The more open we' re all about it, the more people out there will be able to seek the help and support they need. I waited too long to speak to someone and want to make sure that others don't have the same experience. We should all pledge our support to end mental health discrimination.

Angie

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

Wendy

Always ask people with mental health problems how they are,and listen

Carolyn

I will do my best to ask "how are you", "how can I help". Speak up for victims and speak up to help those who are struggling due to mental health stigma and ignorance.

mohamed

I like to share with others how I turned to drink and drugs because I couldn't live with me and my head , and share my story of recovery with with everyone who needs it and show that there is hope

Robyn

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

Lorn

I will always challenge discrimination against people with mental health problems wherever I encounter it. Its time that we treat mental and physical health equally. No one chooses to have mental health problems. Just because it can't be seen, that does not mean it should be treated with any less importance than any physical condition,

Pbraddo

I pledge to be here for others when they need help and to spread my story for the greater good. -Poppy

Jayne

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

Catherine

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

Kate

I will always be open and honest about the way mental health issues effect me and those who care for me.

David

I don't know of a family that hasn't been affected by a mental health issue, so the stigma and discrimination is bewildering.

Heather

I pledge to listen between the lines and support others to seek help when required.

Charlie

Also to be here for anyone going through Mental Health and help them to understand what is happening and support them through the process.

Dr K

Too many People face a daily uphill battle with their mental health issues - needs to change! Time to Change!

Coley

People need to support and help people with BPD more its a hard mental illness to have as not many people understand. But i have first hand experience and sometimes i feel as if i cant cope. We all need help sometimes. But some people dont know how to ask for it dont be ashamed of who you are be proud of it. As it makes you unique and sometimes you'll be the life and soul of the party :) keep smiling everyone ♡♡♡♡

Hemangi

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

Karl

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

Maria

None of us know when we might be affected by something, however big or small, which upsets or disturbs our mental and emotional wellbeing. I pledge to be aware to this and keep in touch and ask a friend or loved one how they are if I notice they might need support.

Karen

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

Jay

As someone who lives with Mental Health, it's important to share my story so it can help others. I want people to treat us with respect & just love us, & support us in life.

Eileen

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

KT

I have mixed anxiety and depressive disorder and suspended my uni studies when I was at my lowest. Now I'm a mental health advocate and campaigner. I will continue to speak out!

Mark

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

Aj

I was diagnosed with emotionally unstable personality disorder when i was 24, but from 10 years of suffering, and 1000 failed relationships because of it, i want to tell the world that by being open and honest about it, that life gets a whole lot brighter.

Lynsey

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

altruism-chic

Compassion is the shield of Humanity against any lurking Darkness

Jules

I will all I can to reduce stigma and discrimination in mental health

Lesley

When I go on college courses I will share my mental health story to help other people understand and accept people with mental health concerns, so that we can all enjoy our time together an embrace our diversity.

Di

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

Reggie

I will listen sensitively, with an open mind to those around me. I will let people know that I am here to listen, if ever they feel able to talk about their mental health, and reassure them that they are not alone. I will promote research in to mental health and support mental health charities.

Alan

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

Ken

As a person myself, I will always try to be aware of the needs of others.
I will keep a look out for anyone who is quiet and withdrawn making sure that they are included.
If I am already aware of a person, I willl ask them what I can do to make things easier.

Aydn

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

Woofer

Know ur own importance x

Bagsy.

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

Katbyname

I will support the friends I have met through mental health services when they need me as well as my "normal" friends when they also need mental health support.

Amber

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

Deborah

As a psychotherapeutic counsellor I will promote change within the mental health services to fully support and understand people and their individual story and to challenge stereotypes in mental health and misguided thinking amoungst other professionals.

Yasmin

Through my work with Our Minds Matter, I will raise awareness about mental health and help reduce stigma. (@mindsmattergb)

Jan

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

Clare Ann

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

Jeff

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

Patrizia

I already challenge mental health stigma and discrimination whenever I find it anywhere, from the media discourse to my closest friends, relatives and acquaintances' words and speeches. And I am definitely willing to keep on being a "mental health activist" for life! Support and help people with mental health stories, but also support and help those who cannot understand: awareness is the fastest way to change :)

Stephen

I will also encourage conversations about Mental Health

Rubin Blue

I have suffered for years
through abuse, mental bullying and domestic abuse
I am a poet and artist
but yet nobody helps me

fazzyb

I am going to support someone close to me who needs help but doesn't want to be seen to need help so I am going to do it hopefully so they don't notice because I love them x

Tyna

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

Lozzy

I will make sure that others don't feel alone with their mental health by talking about my experiences.

Mrs TeePot

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

Changes Friendship and Well-being group

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

Katie

I pledge to be there when life is becoming to much, when smiles fade and tears replace laughter. I will listen and be there and never judge.
I will be your rock to hold you.
Let your smile and laughter return to brighten up your day.

Des

I will share my personal feelings regarding mental health with everyone I know to try stop discrimination.

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.

Camille

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

Lucy

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

emma

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

Roseann

Fly to Ireland to attend family meeting for brother

odtaa

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

Mick

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

ProKindProject

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

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