Mental Health Guide to Action
This guide is designed by young people, for young people; to help you understand the issues that matter to you and your health. You may be surprised to hear that 1 in 5 young people live with a mental illness, and that many mental illnesses develop during adolescence. Although you may not suffer from a mental illness, chances are you know someone who has or who has been diagnosed with a mental disorder. It is important to remember that even if you don’t have a mental illness, everyone has mental health, and there is no health without mental health!