About Mental Health and Mental Health Problems

Mental health involves finding a balance in all aspects of your life - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It is the ability to enjoy life and deal with the challenges you face every day — whether that involves making choices and decisions, adapting to and coping in difficult situations or talking about your needs and desires.

This fact sheet has information about:

  • What is mental health
  • What contributes to mental health problems
  • Types of mental health problems
  • Where to get help
Last updated: May 30, 2016 1004006