Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being and affects how we think, feel, and act. Experiencing poor or negative mental health can include negative feelings such as worthlessness, restlessness, nervousness, and sadness, and symptoms of fear, anxiety, and depression. Good or positive mental health is the opposite—for example, feelings of confidence, optimism, and productivity and coping with daily stressors. Much of these feelings and symptoms can either stem from or can be related to overall well-being, physical included; connections and relationships; self-identity, -efficacy, -esteem, and acceptance; and financial resources, to name a few.
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