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Putting HER Mental Health on the National Agenda

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Women's Mental Health

With demand far outweighing supply, the women's mental health crisis in Australia is crying out for national attention. 

The hard-hitting stats:

 


 

 

The solutions: 

 

We need a gender-specific approach to women's mental health that uses new, clinical research, trials and effective treatments for women. We are campaigning for:

 

  • specialist women's mental health clinics 

  • cutting-edge clinical trials of new treatments for women

  • enhanced education of the general public and health professionals

Male and female icons depicting the statistic that women are twice as likely to experience depression
One pink female and nine light pink female icons depicting 1 in 10 women experiencing intimate partner violence
One pink female and three light pink female icons depicting 1 in 4 women who have a 12 month mental health disorders_12 month mental health disorder.png
Two pink female and Two light pink female icons depicting 50 percent of women with a 12 month mental health disorder

46.4% of females aged 16-24 had a 12-month mental health disorder in 2021

Women experience twice as much depression as men & four times as much anxiety

1 in 10 women experienced intimate partner violence during the pandemic

1 in 4 females in 2021 had a 12-month mental health disorder

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni in consultation with a patient, discussing women's mental health
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