Does mental health affect your debts? (please answer even if you've not had problems)MoneySaving Poll Results

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We're updating our research on the link between mental health issues and debt problems. It's argued either one can cause the other if youve been affected, see our Mental Health and Debt guide.

Please answer the question below

NOTE: Exclude mortgages & student loans from definition of "debt".

Results

I (and my partner) have never had mental health problems (5836 votes)
NEVER been in debt2590 votes (44%)
Only ever had limited debts2008 votes (34%)
Bigger debts, but not a problem781 votes (13%)
Severe or crisis debts457 votes (8%)
I (or my partner) have / have had mental health problems (4016 votes)
NEVER been in debt942 votes (23%)
Only ever had limited debts954 votes (24%)
Bigger debts, but not a problem714 votes (18%)
Severe or crisis debts1406 votes (35%)

                   9,852 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.