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What is Mental Health?

  • The World Health Organization defines mental health as “A state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.”
  • A continuum that we all walk along every day
  • Dynamic
  • A person in good mental health will feel in control of their emotions, have good cognitive functioning, and have positive interactions with those around them

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