In the red: debt and mental health
Our research shows that debt is not just a financial problem but can have a serious impact on a person's mental health in terms of anxiety and stress, depression, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. It can cause people to be excluded from the things in life that most of society takes for granted.
The In the red report highlights the need for better support and services by financial service companies, banks and local authority collection departments for people with mental health problems and debt difficulties.
Read our report In the red: debt and mental health (PDF)
Published May 2008