Your Mental Health

This page is part of our School Newsletter Inserts section.
Use these short articles in your school newsletters throughout the school year.

Mental health shows in how you think, feel and act in life. It affects how you see the world, handle challenges, relate to others and make choices. Mental health is about having a balance in your life between your social, physical, spiritual, emotional and economic needs. Every day we face challenges to our mental health. However, we can take steps to lessen stress and find our balance again.

Tips for positive mental health:

  • Build a healthy self-esteem
  • Eat well and keep fit
  • Create positive family relationships
  • Make friends who count
  • Create a meaningful budget
  • Get involved or volunteer
  • Manage stress effectively
  • Learn to cope with changes
  • Identify and deal with your moods
  • Find a spirituality to call your own