How do you define mental health?

Formal definitions of mental health often focus on the wellness end of the mental health spectrum. Yet many people immediately think of mental illness when the topic of mental health is raised. Mental health includes times of thriving as well as challenges.

Absence of mental illness
15% (74 votes)
Doing well in spite of having a mental health disorder
27% (134 votes)
Capacity to deal with life experiences
59% (295 votes)
Total votes: 503
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