Money and mental health

Our dedicated Mental Health and Money Advice service help thousands of people to better understand and manage their financial and mental wellbeing.

What is Mental Health and Money Advice?

Mental health and money advice is a free website which provides impartial and straightforward information, support, and advice for anyone affected by mental health and money issues.

In the UK, it is estimated that 50% of people in debt also experience a mental health problem. And one in five people experiencing a mental health problem also experiences money issues.

Mental Health and Money Advice were set up in 2017 to help people better understand, manage, and improve their financial and mental health.


Mental Health and Money

Find information on

  • Welfare benefits

  • Personal independent payments (PIP)

  • Universal Credit (UC)

  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

  • Work Capability Assessment

  • Debt and managing money

  • Insurance and mental health

  • Mental health care

Who should use the Mental Health and Money Advice service?

The service is suitable for anyone looking for advice and information to help them better understand and manage their money if they live with a mental health problem. The service is also excellent for friends, family, and carers.

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