Mental wellbeing can be a key factor in determining physical wellbeing. It can also influence social circumstances such as employment, family relationships and community participation. Everyone should be supported, as far as possible, to achieve and maintain optimum mental health.
Why Is This Important?
Good mental health is crucial to the overall wellbeing of individuals and society. The consequences of mental health problems for an individual or family can be considerable and wide-ranging. Work life, social life and family life can be greatly affected and the social and economic costs are considerable.