Monday, May 20, 2013

Blog For Mental Health 2013

In order to raise awareness and stop the stigmas attached to mental health join me and...

1. Take the pledge by copying and pasting the following into a post featuring "Blog For Mental Health 2013"

I pledge my commitment to the Blog For Mental Health 2013 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others. By displaying this badge, I show my pride, dedication, and acceptance for mental health. I use this to promote mental health education in the struggle to erase stigma.

2. Link back to the person who pledged you.

3. Write a short biography of your mental health, and what this means to you.

I have moderate to severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I have been dealing with my mental illness for thirty years, since my first symptoms appeared when I was four years old. It took many doctors through out my life and the love and support from my family to get to where I am today. Now, I strive to blog about mental illness in hopes that my words can inspire others to realize that it not our fault that we have mental illness, and also to promote better self esteem, a sense of belonging, and hope. If I can do it, anyone can. I also hope to spread the word that we matter, our feelings are valid, and what we have to say is not only important but it is our right to say how we feel and not be judged for doing so. Our opinions are just as valid as everyone else's.

4. Pledge five others, and be sure to let them know!

Jennifer Clark

Martin Stephenson

Kat Kerr
5. Leave a comment on "A Canvas Of The Minds" Blog For Mental Health 2013 post and be added to their official blogroll.


  1. Sorry it has taken me so long to share your words - and what very inspiring words they are! I love your attitude of absolute positivity, your desire to break through the stigma and help others to see that they are utterly blameless, worthwhile individuals. I also love your message of hope.

    Thank you so much for sharing your story and raising awareness about the campaign. I truly am grateful we have fighters like you with us in this!

  2. Thank you so very much. That really means the world to me. :)