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Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds SPEAKER 1: What do you consider a good mental health?

Skip to 0 minutes and 12 seconds SPEAKER 2: When you are able to deal with your feelings in a positive way and being able to enjoy your life.

Skip to 0 minutes and 19 seconds SPEAKER 3: You not only feel healthy on the outside, but also inside. And your feelings are good.

Skip to 0 minutes and 25 seconds SPEAKER 4: It’s feeling good in the inside, as well as not having difficulties, according to the brain, and just feeling all right to yourself and things besides.

Skip to 0 minutes and 35 seconds SPEAKER 5: Being at peace with yourself and the way you live.

Skip to 0 minutes and 39 seconds SPEAKER 6: I guess, being able to go outside and to hang out with people without being nervous or anything. Or basically being able to do what the normal human mind does.

Skip to 0 minutes and 52 seconds SPEAKER 7: When you have a happy life, when you’re happy at your house, and you don’t have too much life problems.

Skip to 0 minutes and 58 seconds SPEAKER 8: It’s most of the time being happy, having a good mental state, so that you see things in a brighter way and just overall, better.

Skip to 1 minute and 9 seconds SPEAKER 9: What’s most important is to be happy with what you are and what you can do.

Skip to 1 minute and 15 seconds SPEAKER 10: Well, for example, when all you feelings works well, so you can think about good things and then, also, sad things. And not only focus on one thing at a time.

Skip to 1 minute and 25 seconds SPEAKER 11: When someone can interact with people and relate to people’s emotions.

What is good mental health according to young people?

In this video young people tell what good mental health is according to them.

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