Quotes on Mental Health Awareness
Although I’ve made strides as a culture to be more open about discussing mental health topics, doing so is still taboo and can make it tough for those who experience them. People who haven’t experienced mental health issues may also struggle to offer sage advice and support for issues they do not fully understand and, unfortunately, this can add to the barriers that prevent people from seeking help.
It’s important to remember that mental health is just as important as physical health – if you would go to a health specialist for a broken limb, why not do the same for a broken mind? Plus, if your brain isn’t functioning properly, this can lead to a rapid decline of everything else – including your physical health. Studies have shown that positive mental health can even reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes (Abed et al., 2014).
To raise awareness, here is a list of mental health quotes to support and encourage you —there’s no need to feel ashamed about your mental status.