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Mental health

Thousands struggling with debt while in hospital for their mental health

An estimated 23,000 people experience problem debt while in hospital for a mental health crisis each year

20 February 2018

One in seven worry about money 'every day' during the run-up to Christmas

Nearly one in seven Brits worry about money every day in the lead-up to Christmas, according to National Debtline

6 December 2017

Guest Comment: Why we need to talk about debt and money in our relationships

Chris Sherwood, chief executive of Relate, explains what the charity has learned from its recent research

28 November 2017

Plans for six-week 'breathing space' from serious debt problems announced

People struggling with serious debt could be given up to six-week's grace

24 October 2017

Banks must do more to support those with mental health problems, charity warns

Banks should introduce options like voice recognition and web chat facilities to help people with mental health problems

24 January 2017

Stop the charge VICTORY: PM to end 'unfair' GP charges for mental health debt forms

The Government is to review the practice of NHS doctors charging people with mental health problems for debt help forms

9 January 2017

Free tool to stop impulse buys online launched

Shoppers who struggle to resist online sales and then later regret making purchases can download a free tool to help

4 January 2017

Universal credit 'a ticking time bomb', Martin tells Parliament

New all-in-one monthly payments could harm those who lack support to budget effectively, MSE founder warns

8 November 2016

Stop GPs charging people in debt crisis up to £150 for mental health paperwork!

Money and Mental Health wants doctors to stop charging people with mental health problems to fill in debt help forms

11 October 2016

Shoppers with mental health conditions 'need support controlling their spending'

A consulation to find ways of supporting shoppers with mental health conditions has been launched

13 July 2016

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