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85 Best Mental Health Quotes To Make You Stronger

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If you are looking for an incredible selection of mental health quotes you’re in the right place.

Mental health is how people think, behave, and feel in certain challenging situations in life.

It includes your psychological, emotional, and social well-being.

In today’s busy society looking after our mental health is becoming increasingly important.

This collection of quotes about mental health will hopefully make you more aware of mental health.

Once you have read these mental health quotes it will help to make you a stronger person.

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Right, let’s jump into this list of mental health quotes.

Top 10 Mental Health Quotes

Being able to be your true self is one of the strongest components of good mental health.

Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy
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Balancing time you spend with or without people is crucial for mental health.

Amy E. Spiegel
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The humanity we all share is more important than the mental illnesses we may not.

Elyn R. Saks
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What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.

Glenn Close
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Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you.

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In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.

Albert Camus
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Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.

Adam Ant
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The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health.

Stefan Molyneux
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What I love about therapy is that they’ll tell you what your blind spots are. Although that’s uncomfortable and painful, it gives you something to work with.

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She is beautiful piece of broken pottery, put back together by her own hands. And a critical world judges her cracks while missing the beauty of how she made herself whole again.

J.M. Storm
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If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

Some days I am more wolf than woman, and I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild.

Nikita Gill

Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves Henry David Thoreau

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

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If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you’re a badass with a heart of an angel. Keanu Reeves

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

I cannot stand the words Get over it. All of us are under such pressure to put our problems in the past tense. Slow down. Don’t allow other to hurry your healing. It is a process, one that may take years, occasionally, even a lifetime, and that’s OK. Beau Taplin

Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. Fred Rogers

Part of my identity is saying no to things I don’t want to do… I check in with myself throughout the day and I say, ‘Do I really want to do this?’ and if the answer is no, then I don’t do it. And you shouldn’t either. Lady Gaga

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

No visible symptoms, no runny nose, just a head full of darkness. No fever or rash no fractures or sprains, just a longing for something unable to explain. Anonymous

Positive vibes only’ isn’t a thing. Humans have a wide range of emotions and that’s OK. Molly Bahr, LMHC

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The problem with having problems is that ‘someone’ always has it worse. Tiffany Madison

Sometimes, mental illness is terrifying because you feel like you’ve lost control of your mind and nothing makes sense. It’s like watching yourself on autopilot and having little to no control.


You look at me and cry; everything hurts. I hold you and whisper: but everything can heal. Rupi Kaur

No amount of therapy can or self care can make up for scarcity of food & drink, time, or financial resources. Whitney Goodman, LMFT

No amount of support or generosity justifies someone treating you badly. This includes parents. Sarah Crosby

Imagine how many suicide victims would still be with us, if only the right person said the right thing at the right time.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Sometimes in life, you just need a hug. No words, no advice, just a hug to make you feel better. Anonymous

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

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The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation. Glenn Close

Take a deep breath to remember you are the child who lived through survival mode and the empowered adult who chose their healing.

Dr. Nicole LePera

On particularly rough days when I’m sure I can’t possibly endure more, I remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days has been %. And that’s pretty good. M. Weidenbenner

What if you moved through the world as if you were easy to be loved? Because I promise you, you are easy to love. Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW

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I keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that I am a good person and that I am worthy of a good life. Jonathan Harnisch

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

Inspiring Mental Health Quotes

I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me. John Green

You cannot heal a lifetime of pain overnight, be patient with yourself, it takes as long as it takes to rebuild yourself.


One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. Linda Poindexter

The hidden strength is too deep a secret. But in the end, it is our only ally. Joanne Greenberg

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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

You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.

Kody Keplinger

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. Tara Westover

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

He had the feeling that there was something physically behind his eyes, blocking the light. Jeffrey Eugenides

To that one soul reading this: I know you’re tired, you’re fed up, you’re close to breaking, but there’s strength within you, even when you feel weak. Keep fighting.


My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it. Emery Lord

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

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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. Anonymous

This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.

Cammie McGovern

But no matter how much evil I see, I think it’s important for everyone to understand that there is much more light than darkness. Robert Uttaro

If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken. Selena Gomez

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Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn’t mean you can, should, or need to do it alone. Lisa Olivera

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

In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. Abraham Maslow

The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire. Mama Indigo

I know what it’s like to be afraid of your own mind. Spencer Reid

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Amy March, from Little Women

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in Leonard Cohen

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

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I was with someone recently who asked: ‘Well, don’t you think that if you do too much therapy it will take away your artistic process?’ And I told them: ‘The biggest lie that we’ve ever been sold is that we as artists have to stay in pain to create.’ Katy Perry

It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.

Amy Poehler

The experience I have had is that once you start talking about [experiencing a mental health struggle], you realize that actually you’re part of quite a big club. Prince Harry

Positive Mental Health Quotes

You don’t need to find a lesson in your trauma. Jordan Pickell, MCP RCC

Selfcare is how you take your power back.

Lalah Delia

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

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. Charles Bukowski

It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents, joyous positive and despairing negative, whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it. Silvia Plath

Scars remind us where we’ve been. They don’t have to dictate where we’re going.

David Rossi

Your feelings are valid. You have the right to feel whatever you feel. You aren’t exaggerating. You aren’t being too sensitive. you aren’t being dramatic. You’re hurting, and that’s okay. Anonymous

Tough times never last, but tough people do! Robert Schuller

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

There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet.

Matt Haig

I found that with depression, one of the most important things you can realize is that you’re not alone. You’re not the first to go through it, you’re not gonna be the last to go through it, Dwayne The Rock Johnson

Increasing the strength of our minds is the only way to reduce the difficulty of life. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mental health is something that we all need to talk about, and we need to take the stigma away from it. So let’s raise the awareness. Let’s let everybody know it’s OK to have a mental illness and addiction problem. Demi Lovato

Trauma creates change you don’t choose. Healing is about creating change you do choose.

Michelle Rosenthall

Promise me you’ll always remember you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh

Selfesteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need. Nathaniel Branden

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Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step. Mariska Hargitay

If there is a single definition of healing it is to enter with mercy and awareness those pains, mental and physical, from which we have withdrawn in judgment and dismay.

Stephen Levine

Two things can be true. You can love your family and have deep wounds as a result of your family experiences. Nedra Glover Tawwab

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. Carl Jung

Take your time healing, as long as you want. Nobody else knows what you’ve been through. How could they know how long it will take to heal you. Anonymous

You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human. Lori Deschene

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this big list of mental health quotes.

There are lots to inspire you every day.

I’d love to know which mental health quotes are your favourites.

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