FAMOUS PEOPLE QUOTES ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

“Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character.” – Pastor Rick Warren

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

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

“There’s no shame in having to fight every day, but fighting every day, and presumably, if you’re still alive to hear these words or read this interview, then you are winning your war.” – Jared Padalecki

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

“My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.” – Patty Duke

“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.” – C. JoyBell C.

“You don’t have to be someone who suffers from mental illness to have empathy for those who do.” – Unknown

“Mental health is not a joke, it is not a punchline, and it is not something to be made light of. It is a real thing that is affecting real people.” – Unknown

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

“When you have a mental health condition, you may not understand why you are feeling the way you are. And that is OK.” – Unknown REJECTION FROM FRIENDS QUOTES

“The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.” – Juliette Lewis

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

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

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – J.K. Rowling

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

“I can fight my illness, and I can be in pain, but I cannot fight the stigma that surrounds it.” – Unknown

“Healing is not about the remedy, but the release.” – Dan Martin

“A mental health condition is not something to be afraid of or ashamed of. It is something that deserves attention, treatment, and support.” – Unknown

“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

“I’ve learned that it’s OK to ask for help and to speak about fears and concerns, because we’re all human and everybody struggles in life. For me, mental health is a priority.” – Tom Daley