What Is Mental Health? (Mental Health Awareness)

Patrick Martin L.C.S.W.
2 min readJul 8, 2022


In this episode, I offer my perspective as a therapist on what mental health is, while sharing at the Mental Health Empowerment Summit, hosted by Jana Short, creator of, Oh My Health… There Is Hope Podcast, and founder of Best Holistic Life Magazine.

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NEED CRISIS HELP? If you need immediate crisis help with your depression, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1–800–273–8255 or text “START” to 741–741

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES: See International Suicide Hotlines

-NAMI Referral Helpline: 1–800–950–6264

-California’s Statewide Mental Health Helpline: 1–855–845–7415

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Originally published at https://thementalhealthtoolbox.com on July 8, 2022.



Patrick Martin L.C.S.W.

A therapist on a mission to equip you with valuable and effective coping skills and clinical interventions, to improve your mood and be more productive.