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Startling facts

•  Women are twice as likely to attempt suicide than men.

•  Major depression affects twice as many women as men.

•  90% of people with anorexia or bulimia are female.

•  Homeless women are more likely to attempt suicide than those that are housed.

•  Anxiety is suffered by twice as many women as men.

•  The majority of people who self harm repeatedly are women.

•  Economically disadvantaged women are more likely to have mental health problems.

•  70% of people diagnosed with borderline personality disorders are women.

•  Young asian women are 3 times more likely to kill themselves as young white women.

Information

This section looks at women’s own stories and experiences of mental health and why it is important that they have a choice of women only services.

It also tells you how you can help us.