Mental Health Good News

Stories About People and Organizations Making a Difference for Mental Health — and Fighting the Stigma Around Mental Health


14 Semicolon Tattoo Ideas To Give You Hope

Whether you’re trying to raise awareness, provide a small piece of hope and resilience for yourself, or add to your collection of mental health tattoos, we’re sure there’s a piece of art that will help you tell — and own — your story with love.
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An example self care kit including snacks, water, headphones, a candle, bath bombs, and conversation cards

33 Ideas for Assembling a Self-Care Kit

Self-care kits are pre-curated collections of items you can turn to during a difficult mental health period. Here’s how you can make one of your own.
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A photo collage of Crystalyne Curley, a skateboarder, a porta-potty, an illustration of a broom and sparkles, and an illustration of Gemma Styles

Quidditch, Porta-Potties, & Mental Health - Good News This Week: February 4th 2023

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Green Mental Health Quote Graphic: What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation. — Glenn Close

75 Best Mental Health Quotes To Uplift & Inspire You

Good Good Good team has slowly collected our favorite mental health-related quotes for years — and we’re sharing the curated list all in one place for the first time.
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Illustration of Gemma Styles

Gemma Styles: On ADHD, Community, and Activism

Gemma Styles joins us for a candid conversation about mental health, activism, social media, and how we can all make a difference by embracing our truest selves.
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7 Mental Health Activists You Should Know

These mental health advocates are fighting for inclusive policies, increased affordable mental health access for underserved communities, and ways to replace misconceptions with understanding.
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What Makes a Job Meaningful and Why That Matters

Work is not just something we do to put food on the table. It does – or at least can – mean much more than that: status and identity, community and social connection, doing tasks that we find stimulating, and the opportunity to make a positive contribution to society.
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These Organizations Help Dogs When Their Owners Are In Need

So it makes it that much more difficult when folks facing obstacles — like housing insecurity, hospitalization, or deployment — need to find a new way to take care of their furry friends. Luckily, other animal-loving helpers have dedicated their livelihoods to helping others.
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Books about Hope: “The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times” by Douglas Abrams and Jane Goodall, “Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder’s Meditations on Hope and Courage” by Steven Charleston, and “Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities” by Rebecca Solnit

22 Books About Hope To Inspire Inspiration & Action

Hope has fueled movements, allowed us to seek solutions, and inspires us to keep moving forward. We’ve rounded up the best books to help you feel hopeful.
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Awareness Ribbons: What Does a Green Ribbon Mean?

Green awareness ribbons signify more than just mental health awareness — we’ve curated the complete guide to their numerous meanings.
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