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Women and mental health

8 March 2022
In England, around one in five women has a common mental health problem such as anxiety, depression or self-harm.
Social and economic factors can put women at greater risk of poor mental health than men. However, women generally find it easier to talk about their feelings and have stronger social networks, both of which can help protect their mental health.
To find out more about what affects women’s mental health, life events and hormonal changes that can affect women’s mental health, and what you can do if you're worried about your mental health, please read the full article from Mental Health Foundation by clicking here.