During Mental Health Awareness Week 7 – 13 October, WCHM published these short posts on Why Women’s Mental Health Matters!

Drawing of a woman's face in profile

Friday – Women’s experiences of mental health

Gender-based differences may emerge from biological, psychosocial,…
Older woman looking out a window

Thursday – Menopause and depression

Menopause usually begins around the age of 50 occurring 12…

Wednesday – Perinatal depression

Perinatal depression includes a wide range of mood disorders…

Tuesday – Young women’s mental health

Gendered patterns of mental health problems begin in youth with…

Monday – Women’s Mental Health

Mental health is important to everyone – so why focus on women? There…