What is Mental Health?
We all have mental health, it is how we think, feel, and act when we are faced with the challenges of everyday life. We all have to face challenges, make decisions and deal with problems. Our mental health depends on how we deal with and cope with these problems, as well as how we feel about ourselves, other people, and how we can develop and maintain healthy relationships in the future.
It’s normal to get upset or worried sometimes, that’s part of life. Having good mental health simply means that you are able to enjoy the good times, but it also means you are able to cope better when times are bad. You can look after your mental health by learning helpful ways to handle whatever life throws at you and this can be done by clicking on the links in this section to find out information and ways to help you to keep positive mental health.
1 in 4 people at any one time will be suffering from some form of mental health problem (Mental Health Foundataion)
Within this mental health section it is really important that if you are affected, either directly or indirectly by any of these issues, then please come down to the Corner to talk things through.
Want to know more about mental health but not sure what mental health is? Have you heard lot’s of words about mental health but not sure what they mean? Then check out any of the websites - For under 18's teenage health freak, the lowdown or cool2talk. For any age check out Mind, emotional health or Young Minds