Good Physical Health & Mental Health

Definition

Good physical health consists of many components - here is a list of the key areas that should be addressed:

  • Physical activity - includes strength, flexibility, and endurance

  • Nutrition and diet - includes nutrient intake, fluid intake, and healthy digestion

  • Alcohol and drugs - includes the abstinence from or reduced consumption of these substances

  • Medical self-care - includes addressing minor ailments or injuries and seeking emergency care as necessary

  • Rest and sleep - includes periodic rest and relaxation, along with high-quality sleep

Good mental health is characterised by a person’s ability to fulfil a number of key functions and activities, including:

  • the ability to learn

  • the ability to feel, express and manage a range of positive and negative emotions

  • the ability to form and maintain good relationships with others

  • the ability to cope with and manage change and uncertainty.

What we can do for you

We can assist you to find and gain help from the people and organisations that can help you with the physical and mental health problems you are encountering. 

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