Women’s Mental Health

1 in 4 People experience Mental Health issues each year.

792 million people are affected by mental heal issues each year.

Compared with other health issues Mental Health are more common, Longer lasting and more impactful.

12.8% of young people aged 5-19 meet the criteria for mental health disorder.

Women between the age of 16-24 are three times as likely to experience a mental health issue as men the same age

24% of women in England are diagnosed with Depression in their lifetime and 13% of males.

Major Depression is more common in females than males.

Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with Anxiety than males

Among the General Population, 20.6% of people have had suicidal thoughts at some time in their life and 6.7% have attempted suicide.

34.6% of Females have had suicidal thoughts in their lifetime and 19.3% of males.

5.4% of males and 12.7% of females aged 16-24 have attempted suicide

More Females Attempt suicide than males.

However, more males die by suicide than females (75% Males and 25% Females)

List of Suicidal Helplines –

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/

https://www.samaritans.org/ Samaritans – 116 123.

Don’t Be Afraid To Talk

Stats From 

https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/research-and-evaluation/mental-health-statistics/

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