Mental health is the umbrella term used to describe “a state of emotional and psychological well-being in which an individual is able to use his or her cognitive and emotional capabilities, function in society, and meet the ordinary demands of everyday life.” – Google.
When we’re small we’re exposed to different elements and those elements may become a problem around our mental health. Being exposed to the different elements, start when you’re undervalued, under loved and under cared for.
When you’re consciously tuned in, it may become obvious that you’re struggling with your emotions, and as a result will know about mental health. When it comes to a disability, it is others who may struggle to function with us and as a result we may struggle to function in what is our own normal.
Unless you’re born into a family where you are emotionally and mentally supported, there may always be mental health issues. But not everyone understands their behaviour equates to mental health issues and not all mental illness is obvious.