Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing

Your mental health is an important part of your overall wellbeing and how you function in your life as a whole.

Positive mental health contributes to your overall wellbeing and is experienced when you can realise your own abilities, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and make a contribution to your community.

Preventing common mental health problems

For Mental Health Ireland, preventing common mental health problems involves implementing mental health promotion initiatives in a variety of settings and across the life-span.

Health is created and lived by people within the settings of their everyday life; where they learn, work, play and love’
Ottawa Charter, 1986

Plan to protect your mental health and wellbeing:


Be active

Take notice

Keep learning