Debt and Mental Health

Information on debt and mental health including how to handle debt and where to get help.

An information leaflet from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust aimed at health and social care workers on how to help clients with debt issues.

Information and advice for health and social care workers A4 leaflet (128kB)

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who has a mental health problem and who owes money or is in debt and those whose mental health has been affected by debt. It covers how you might get into debt, how it might make you feel, how to start tackling debt and sources of help.

Debt and mental health infomation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists (451kB)

This is a free 44-page PDF booklet supported by Mind, Rethink, CAPUK and others, for people with mental health problems and those caring for them.

It covers how to handle debts when unwell, work with banks, free debt counselling, specific tips for bipolar disorder or depression sufferers, whether to declare a condition and more.

Mental health and debt booklet