ᐅ169+ Best Mental Health Quotes by Famous People

“I’m convinced that we can shape a different future for this country as it relates to mental health and as it relates to suicide.” ― David Satcher

“I’m not going to sacrifice my mental health to have the perfect body.” ― Demi Lovato

“There is joy in rationality, happiness in clarity of mind. Freethought is thrilling and fulfilling – absolutely essential to mental health and happiness.” ― Dan Barker

“Exercise keeps me occupied, which is good for my mental health.” ― Gail Porter

“I try to make my bed every day for mental health. Coming home to an unmade bed or a room with clothes all over will depress me.” ― David Alan Grier

“I practice yoga nidra to support my mental health and clear my mind space.” ― Emily Carpenter

“Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” ― Bo Bennett

“A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” ― Patricia Neal

“The parent-child connection is the most powerful mental health intervention known to mankind.” ― Bessel van der Kolk

“A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.” ― Robert Foster Bennett

“It’s important to point out that mental health is more about wellness rather than sickness.” — Matt Purcell

“Mental health isn’t always about feeling good. As I define it, mental health is about accepting reality on reality’s terms.” ― Drew Pinsky

“Mental health isn’t all of me, but it’s a massive part of my journey and a massive part of my whole being.” — Adwoa Aboah

“Start prioritizing your mental health instead of adjusting to toxic spaces.” — Thema Bryant-Davis

“Loving thoughts and actions are clearly beneficial for our physical and mental health.” — Dalai Lama

“Mental health can be just as important as physical health – and major depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses.” — Michael Greger

“We need to change the culture of this topic and make it OK to speak about mental health and suicide.” — Luke Richardson

“There is no health without mental health; mental health is too important to be left to the professionals alone, and mental health is everyone’s business.” — Vikram Patel

“Mental health affects every aspect of your life. It’s not just this neat little issue you can put into a box.” — Shannon Purser

“Your mental health is everything – prioritize it. Make the time like your life depends on it, because it does.” — Mel Robbins

“Mental health problems do not affect three or four out of every five persons, but one out of one.” — Karl A. Menninger

“I’m a big proponent of having a mental health component go along with whatever the physical realities are.” — Alan Thicke

“Mental illness is no myth, as some have claimed. It is a disturbance in our sense of possession of a stable inner self that survives its personae.” — Camille Paglia

“Sometimes it’s dramatic, but mental health, as a whole, has to become mainstream.” — Demi Lovato

“The feeling of being valuable – ‘I am a valuable person’- is essential to mental health and is a cornerstone of self-discipline.” — M. Scott Peck

“There is nothing that can have a more powerful effect on your mental health than the spirit of thankfulness.” — George Vandeman

“If I never had any mental health issues, there’s no doubt in my mind I’d still be playing.” — Mardy Fish

“Mental health: having enough safe places in your mind for your thoughts to settle.” — Alain de Botton

“The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Mental health and mental balance is critical to leading a healthy life.” — Mariel Hemingway

“Mental space is just another way of saying “available energy.” If you are fully charged, you’re more patient, willing, agile, cooperative, and available to change your mind and approach as the situation requires.” ― Rajshree Patel

“We now know that close friendships and affectionate relationships play a huge role in our mental health and well-being and influence how our bodies work.” ― Paul Gilbert

“Experts believe that a reduction of mental and physical stress can help people focus and organize their thoughts in an efficient manner. In this, yoga excels.” ― Susan Hollister

“Running with a partner, or a friend, or just meeting people out and about can be a balm to the isolation that mental-health problems create.” ― Bella Mackie

“We would probably also feel less ashamed or afraid to talk about mental health issues if we knew more certainly where they came from, or what caused them.” ― Edward Bullmore

“Regardless of where you are on the mental health spectrum, it is important to remember that, if you have a problem, with the right support and treatment you can and will get better.” ― Shaun Davies And Andrew Kinder

“Mental health is “messy and chaotic” but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t keep trying to make sense of it.” ― Nathan Filer