To remember my own journey of recovery and help everyone I can.
To continue to destigmatize mental illness.
See me smile, throughout every chaotic mile! Seek to be the helper I am meant to be.
To stop the stigma of mental illness. Knowledge is power!!
To speak about mental health issues as I would general health issues; they are a part of life.
To choose the frame of #EachMindMatters on my profile picture as my way of showing support. Also helping my daughter's wellbeing in her mental health for the love and respect I have for her.
To not be judgemental and teach that ideal to my students.
To end the stigma of mental health illnesses.
. . . by leading a support group, on behalf of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
To share my story and help others.
To support anti-stigma movements
I pledge to always be a voice for children and young people to ensure their mental health needs are met with love and kindness.
To help my fellow people who struggle as much as me to see the light in the darkest hours.
It is ironic that I have had a love for this lime green color since before it became a movement.
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.
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.
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.