Good mental health is related to mental and psychological well-being.  If you are experiencing mental illness, sometimes words do matter.

They can offer comfort and motivation  which is why we have shared these really great mental health inspirational quotes.

Statistics show that over 25%  (1 in 4) of us or around will experience a mental health problem.

In the United States, almost half of adults (46.4 percent) will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.

And according to University of Oxford Global Change Data Lab; one billion people globally have a mental or substance use disorder.

So, whether you are young or old, if you are suffering from mental illness, you are not alone.

We hope these mental health inspirational quotes will provide positivity and comfort to anyone affected by mental health issues.

Best Mental Health Inspirational Quotes

Give yourself a break. Stop beating yourself up! Everyone makes mistakes, has setbacks and failures. You don’t come with a book on how to get it right all the time. You will fail sometimes, not because you planned to, but simply because you’re human. Failure is a part of creating a great life.  Les Brown

Mental illness is not a personal failure.

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Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.

Ezra Taft Benson

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.

Don’t let your struggle become your identity.

Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most.  Mark Twain

Not all scars show. Not all wounds heal. Sometimes you can’t see the pain someone feels.

Les Brown quote

In the end, you tried and you cared, and sometimes, that is enough. Les Brown

Mental Health Inspirational Quotes on Thoughts / Thinking

I need a break from my own thoughts.

Don’t tell someone to get over it; help them to get through it.

Today I refuse to stress myself out over things I can’t control and change.

You can’t change your situation, the only thing you can change is how you chose to deal with it.

Don’t believe everything you think.

You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.

It’s called a mental illness for a reason, because it is an illness. Why can’t it be accepted like any other illness?

inspirational quotes on mental health

Nothing in this world can torment you as much as your own thoughts.

I don’t want someone who sees just the good in me. I want someone who sees the bad as well, and still loves me.

One day I want to wake up and matter; not to you, or the world to myself.

There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open.  Stephen Aitchison

If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it.  Russell Wilson

Mental health is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.

Strong people don’t put others down. They lift them up.

Please forgive me if I don’t talk much at time. It’s loud enough in my head.

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.

mental health inspirational quotes

Sometimes the worst place you can be at is in your own head.

Mental Health Inspirational Quotes – Hope

I hide all my scars with an “I’m fine.”

It’s not always your mental health that is the problem; sometimes the situation you are in that needs to change.

It is not overreacting to ask for what you want and need.

Nobody can save you but yourself, and you’re worth saving. It’s a war not easily won, but if anything is worth winning then this is it.

No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. Buddha

Please don’t try to fix me. Please understand that I just get sad sometimes. Sometimes I shut the world out and when I feel better I’ll let it back in.

Anxiety, depression and stress are caused when we are living to please others.

The most powerful words you can say to someone with invisible illness are: I believe in you.

As bad as it was, I learned something about myself. That I could go through something like that and survive.  Nicholas Sparks

Just because you are struggling doesn’t mean you’re failing.

Recovery is scary, but so is remaining exactly the same.

We all face tough times when we need reassurance that things will improve.  The majority of us have first hand knowledge of anxiety, depression and stress.

Teen depression is a serious mental health issue that causes constant feelings of sadness, with many teenagers affected by depression.

The Don’t Quit poem is a wonderful example of how words can have a tremendous affect in our lives.

If you have any favourite inspirational quotes on mental health or any personal development quotes that you would like to share, please let us know in the comments below.