Inspiring Quotes for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  A month dedicated to unraveling and bringing to light the stigmas and struggles of those who may be suffering. Oftentimes, people feel alone while trying to manage their mental health. Which is why Mental Health Awareness Month is of vast importance, even if it helps just one more person feel less alone. 

At ARIA, we’ve curated a collection of quotes for those who may be navigating their mental health alone. While these words may not substitute the professional guidance or the support of loved ones, they offer a beacon of hope, a reminder that healing is possible, and that each step forward is a victory worth celebrating.

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Mental Health Awareness Month Quotes

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

“Be dedicated to change the way in which people see mental illness at all levels of society. If not for yourself, advocate for those who are struggling in silence.” — Germany Kent

No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness.” -Elyn R. Saks

As a society, we have tended to shy away from uncomfortable conversations, especially regarding mental health.  However, in order for us to see a change, we need to be more willing to open and participate in hard conversations. Mental Health Awareness Month gives us the opportunity to do just that.

“You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.” — Julian Seifter

“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

“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

Oftentimes, we may find ourselves attaching our identity to our mental health.  That can be a dangerous path to take.  We are so much more than what we may be currently battling. Months like Mental Health Awareness Month gives us the opportunity to realign ourselves with the truth that we are so much more than the state of our mental health.

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

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

“Your mental health is everything — prioritize it. Make the time like your life depends on it, because it does.” — Mel Robbins

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

It is an unfortunate truth that mental health has the ability to make one feel suffocated and hopeless.  When you are trapped inside of a dark room for so long, it can be hard to believe that there is light on the other side.  Mental Health Awareness Month serves as a reminder that no matter how far gone you may feel, there is always hope for a new door to be opened. 

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

Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weaknesses.” — Brené Brown

“Just remember, you are not alone, in fact, you are in a very commonplace with millions of others. We need to help each other and keep striving to reach our goals.” — Mike Moreno

Oftentimes, the harvest part about struggling with mental health is having the courage to ask for help.  Because of society’s limited understanding of mental health, it can be challenging to find someone who can empathize and understand what you are going through. However, challenging does not equate to impossible.  There are many who are willing and able to help you navigate the waters of mental health alongside you. 

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