Mental Health Support

We all have ‘mental health’, just as we all have ‘physical health’. And just like our physical health, we can all have times when our mental health is better than others.

If you’re struggling, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. There are many organisations out there who can support you with your money worries:

Help with mental health

If you need help with your mental health, or support with caring for someone else, you can find advice on the MindRethink or Mental Health Foundation websites, or at NHS Choices.

For 24-hour support you can also call the Samaritans on 116 123 or text SHOUT to 85258.

This short free downloadable guide, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, provides you with their best tips on how to look after your mental health – backed by research.

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Mental Health and Money Worries

Mental health and money worries are often linked together. Poor mental health can make earning and managing money harder. And worrying about money can make your mental health worse. It can start to feel like a vicious cycle.

You can download Martin Lewis’s free guide for everyone struggling with their finances and a mental health problem.

It will provide useful resources whether you’re looking for advice for yourself or for someone you care about.

Mental Health and Money Advice is a UK-wide service that provides information, advice and casework to people who have mental health and money issues. For more information on money and mental health visit their website:

StepChange Debt Charity provides free debt advice and a wide range of debt solutions.
Website: or call 0800 138 1111.

National Debtline is a charity that gives free debt advice by phone and webchat.
Website: or call 0808 808 4000.

Money Helper MoneyHelper is there to make your money and pension choices clearer. There to put you in control with impartial help that’s on your side, backed by government and free to use. Website: or call 0800 138 7777

You can use their Debt Advice Locator tool to find national and local organisations that provide free debt advice.

For advice on benefits you can use our free Benefits Calculator to check what you’re entitled to claim.

For further links and resources to support you with money issues, you can also visit our Cost of Living Help page