There’ve been plenty of warnings about the acute mental health crisis that’s already unfolding during the coronavirus pandemic.
Now womens health services say demand for psychological support is soaring, with anxiety, financial stress, family violence and thoughts of self harm increasing.
And with services stretched, they’re worried that some people might not get the help they need.
Duration: 3min 48sec
Featured: Sally Stevenson, general manager, Illawarra Women’s Health Centre
Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director, Alfred Hospital’s women’s mental health clinic