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California’s Mental Health Movement is made of up millions of people who believe that everyone experiencing a mental health challenge deserves the opportunity to live a healthy, happy and meaningful life. See what people are saying and sharing – and add your voice to the movement with your own commitment to advancing mental health.

I pledge to listen intently, to be empathetic, and to hold space for those facing challenges or suffering. I pledge to connect and collabrate with my community, with the intent to promote inclusiveness, gratitude, and generosity.
Max

Knowing I am not the only one going through something like this has helped a lot. The support I have received from family, friends, and strangers online and being able to support others has been incredible.

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Always willing to share my personal experiences with my mental health and what I've had to face when it came to some of my closest friends mental health, always willing to listen and help in any way I can.
maddi_mads
To always offer our services to others in need.
Manteca HOSA
To share my story and inner joy with others.
Rama
To educate others on mental health resources.
T
To be an advocate, and someone who listens to those who have mental health issues, and to take a stand when it is needed.
Edawg17
I pledge to continue sharing my experiences so that those who are scared to speak up will know they are not alone.
Sam
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To take care of my mental health and to help raise awareness to others that they are never alone, no matter how rough life is at times it will get better.
Sara-Beara
I pledge to be more intentional about learning about mental illness!
Camarillo
To do whatever I can to reduce stigmatic language, and help my fellow mental health advocates (providing they desire it).
"No Stigma" Sam
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I will continue to help outreach to people with limited access and languages issues regarding their health care.
My health, my choice
To learn more about the Lime Green Movement
Sharebeauty
To help others no matter how big or how small their issues are and to be kind.
Arianna
To tell my story and talk about Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety.
Jade
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