Mental Health Definition

"Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.“

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Influences Behaviour

Mental Health influences how we think and feel about ourselves and others and how we respond to things that happen to us. It affects our work, learning, relationships and the way we cope with day to day life.

Mental Health in NI

• 1 in 5 Adults have mental health challenges.
• 1 in 8 Young People are affected by mental health challenges.
• NI has the highest level of suicide in the UK.
• Mental Health Issues are more prevalent in socially deprived communities.

We all have a role to play in promoting mental health.