Stories

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 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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I pledge to continue sharing my experiences so that those who are scared to speak up will know they are not alone.
Sam
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
To help myself and others... to be the best Peter Angelo I can be.
Peter
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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To tell my story to anyone who will listen.
T
To be a voice. To learn to love the person my many ribbons make me.
DeAnn
I pledge that I stay committed to spreading awareness regarding mental health as much as I can.
Sukaina
To tell my story. The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but!
Jen