As an RN in the primary care setting, I work in collaboration with all members of our health care team to ensure that all our patients are adequately screened for signs and symptoms of depression at all visits to our clinic, and I plan to order green ribbons to wear everyday (personally) and to encourage staff to wear as well - to promote mental health awareness and work together to de-stigmatize mental health illnesses and promote wellness and recovery through support and using the proper resources to get people the help they need.
To continue providing support groups for people struggling with unipolar or bipolar depression. To advocate for mandatory educational programs in all schools in all grades.
I am strengthing the mental health movement. I believe in healing through action, power through diversity and power through collaboration, everyone deserves the opportunity to live a healthy happy productive life, people experiencing mental health challenges can and do get better by talking openly and honestly about mental health. We can help make this possible together we can!
To keep talking about mental health and facilitating brain-science education leveraging bbrfoundation.org, NIMH.nih.gov and NAMI.org and EachMindMatters.org to cure stigma!
To never doubt my mental health and that of others, and to give all that I can when I can to those who need it.
To listen first and judge never. I pledge to be an open mind and open ears for others in need. I will spread the word of mental health awareness and suicide prevention, and I'll do everything I can to break the stigma surrounding mental health.
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 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.