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.
To be present with my students to allow them to share their stories. I will stand by them in finding help and continue to support them on their journey.
To advocate for the peer/consumer to be included at every table of discussion where they are planning, executing, funding, and overseeing MHSA Programs and All Peer Support Services, and to work collaboratively with any agency that will help preserve the MHSA and strengthen community resources and create peer employment.
To educate my self and others about the importance of mental health. I pledge to take care of my own mental health, and the mental health of my family. I pledge to respectfully stand up about the stigma of mental health.
To utilize my skills as a social worker to provide excellent services to those in need, and provide real world and personal examples of mental health to help normalize and reduce stigma about mental health.