Inspirational Mental Health Quotes

Have you thought about the state of your mental health?

Mental health is the state of our psychological and social well-being.

The state of our mental health affects how we act and behave.

Inspirational Mental Health Quotes

Mental health quotes can inspire you and make you strong.

Quotes can help you reflect on your life and give you hope.

We all have times when we feel low and scared. But sometimes these feelings can subside when we read some positive quotes or inspirational mental health quotes.

I have compiled a list of my favourite mental health inspirational quotes below.

Mental Health Quotes for Hope

Mental Health Quotes

Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.- Jasmine Warga

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.- Juliette Lewis

Feelings don’t try to kill you, even the painful ones. Anxiety is a feeling grown too large. A feeling grown aggressive and dangerous. You’re responsible for its consequences, you’re responsible for treating it. But…you’re not responsible for causing it. You’re not morally at fault for it. No more than you would be for a tumor. – Patrick Ness

Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives. – Bessel A. van der Kolk

It is OK not to be OK – unknown

And every person can benefit from talking to somebody. I’m the most anti-medication person, but some people need medicine, and there was a time where I needed some too.” — Miley Cyrus

All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. Without it, no species would survive. – Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. – Herman Hesse

You do not have to struggle in silence – Unknown

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. – Brigitte, Nicole

Spirituality involves a discovery of self, and mental health involves an acceptance of self, with all the freedom that brings. That is why spiritual experiences and their interpretation can have such a profound influence on mental health. – Julie Leibrich

Mental Health Quotes for Happiness

Mental health quotesSometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.” – Joubert Botha

Whatever you did today is enough. Whatever you felt today is valid. Whatever you thought today isn’t to be judged. Repeat the above each day.” – Brittany Burgunder

We are all weak. We are all strong. We are all wounded. We are all healers. – Julie Leibrich

Hope, hope, hope. It has to be there. Rob the person of hope, and there won’t be any recovery.” – Dan Fisher

If you are physically sick, you can elicit the interest of a battery of physicians; but if you are mentally sick, you are lucky if the janitor comes around.”–Martin H. Fischer

Mental health is an important topic, and should be discussed more frequently. It’s not “attention seeking.”― Brien Blatt

True suffering is being trapped in your own head.”― Adam Snowflake

Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but, importantly, YOU ARE NOT THE RAIN.” — Matt Haiginspirational quotesFeelings don’t try to kill you, even the painful ones. Anxiety is a feeling grown too large. A feeling grown aggressive and dangerous. You’re responsible for its consequences, you’re responsible for treating it. But…you’re not responsible for causing it. You’re not morally at fault for it. No more than you would be for a tumor.
— Patrick Ness

There is so much pain in the world, and most of these people keep theirs secret, rolling through agonizing lives in invisible wheelchairs, dressed in invisible body casts.” ―Andrew Solomon

I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What’s there to be ashamed of? I went through a really tough time, and I am quite proud that I got out of that.” —J. K. Rowling

It’s okay to feel unstable. It’s okay to disassociate. It’s okay to hide from the world. It’s okay to need help. It’s okay not to be okay. Your mental illness is not a personal failure.” — Unknown

You will emerge from this nightmare like the powerful, beautiful, resilient person who you are. It can be hard to remember this when you feel like a shell of the person you once were. But trust me: You can overcome so much more than you think.” –Elite Daily

Mental health inspirational quotes to help you in life.

positive quotesThere isn’t anybody out there who doesn’t have a mental health issue, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or how to cope with relationships. Having OCD is not an embarrassment anymore–for me. Just know that there is help and your life could be better if you go out and seek the help.”–Howie Mandel

When you are at rock bottom with only a pickaxe to dig further down with, you are willing to try just about anything.” – Holly Bourne

I’ve run my entire life–for more than exercise, for mental health.”–Wendelin Van Draanen

People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.” — Stephen Hawking

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.” — Charles Bukowski

It is not the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind.”― Aisha Mirza

The only journey is the journey within.”–Rainer Maria Rilke.

I’ve gone on with severe colds, high temperatures and bruised chops. Sometimes you have to play when your lips are so tender, you feel there’re pins in them.”- Louis Armstrong.

But pain’s like water. It finds a way to push through any seal. There’s no way to stop it. Sometimes you have to let yourself sink inside of it before you can learn how to swim to the surface.”
— Katie Kacvinsky

Seems to me it ain’t the world that’s so bad, but what we’re doing to it, and all I’m saying is: see what a wonderful world it would be if only we’d give it a chance. Love, baby–love. That’s the secret.” ― Louis Armstrong


Taking care of your mental health in important for you to reach self-actualisation. To navigate through life with success, you need a healthy state of mind.

You may need to get professional help for your mental health, however, do also consider the minor changes you can put in place now to support recovery.

Did you enjoy these mental health quotes or have one that is not listed?

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