In September 2021, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (Alliance) asked its members to report their observations of the ongoing mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alliance members reported that women’s mental health was still being impacted by COVID-19 and associated public health restrictions.
This report follows previous policy briefs produced by the Alliance on the mental health impacts of the pandemic and highlights:
The report also highlights service innovations implemented during the pandemic to respond to these issues and makes a range of recommendations for ensuring that women’s mental health is prioritised in the pandemic recovery.
Women's Mental Health Alliance (2021) COVID-19 and women’s mental health in 2021: Observations from Alliance members. Women's Health Victoria. Melbourne, November 2021.