Data about young women is missing on mental health and so our voices.
Our research shows over half of young women are worried about their mental health. I worry about mine constantly.
As a young woman and a researcher, I’m concerned about the mental health impacts of Coronavirus. Poor mental health impacts our ability to carry out daily activities and participate in employment.
Young women with a disability or long-term health condition are more at risk of their mental health getting worse over the last 12 months, 61% compared to just 38% for those without.
There has been limited support for those young women suffering with a disability, long-term health condition or mental health issue.
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