Taking it Global Guide to Mental Health Action

This guide is designed by young people, for young people; to help you understand the issues that matter to you and your mental  health. 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!

You can use this guide to get inspired, informed and involved in making mental health a priority personally, in your community, and around the world!

At TakingITGlobal and Teenmentalhealth.org, we believe that any young person can be a leader provided they are given the tools and support they need to take action, and we strive to give young people a voice. That’s why you can read about inspiring youth who are actively promoting awareness and acceptance about mental illness throughout this guide.