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Quotes on Mental Health


“This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.”
- Cammie McGovern


“The advice I’d give to somebody that’s silently struggling is, you don’t have to live that way. You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up to somebody about it, because it’s really important you share your experience with people so that you can get the help that you need.”
- Demi Lovato


“It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.”
- Steve Maraboli


“Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”
- Joubert Botha


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


“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.”
- Bill Clinton


“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.”
- John Green


“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.”
– Glenn Close


“There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet.”
- Matt Haig

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
- Albus Dumbledore


“Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.”
- Erik Erikson


“It’s not just people who can’t find a job, or can’t fit in in society that struggle with depression sometimes.”
- Jared Padalecki


“The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it, and it kills in many instances because its anguish can no longer be borne. The prevention of many suicides will continue to be hindered until there is a general awareness of the nature of this pain.”
- William Styron


“Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.”
- Noam Shpancer


“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 Haig


“What does your anxiety do? It does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but it empties today of its strength. It does not make you escape the evil; it makes you unfit to cope with it if it comes.”
- Raymond L. Cramer


“I get up and pace the room, as if I can leave my guilt behind me. But it tracks me as I walk, an ugly shadow made by myself.”
- Rosamund Lupton


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