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Mental health and the cost of living crisis

Mae'r dudalen hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg. This link will take you to a Welsh translation of this page.

Who's got time to worry about mental health, when you're worried about paying the rent?

If this speaks to you, speak to us

Having so much to deal with can affect your mental health. Mind can’t fix the cost of living crisis, but we can help you feel more able to cope.

How we can help

Urgent help

If you need urgent help right now, use our crisis tool to help you with what steps you can take.

Money and mental health

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Are you struggling with money at the moment? Our information pages have practical tips for managing your money and improving your mental health.

Speak to us

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Our advisers understand that money problems can affect our mental health. For confidential information about mental health and benefits, call our Infoline.

Our online community

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Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can connect with people who understand what you’re going through.

Local support

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Local Minds are independent charities we work with across England and Wales. They tailor services to their local community.

Your money and mental health stories

"The right support at the right time can be life changing."


Cheryl blogs about the importance of recognising the relationship between poverty and poor mental health.

“Do not let the stigma of claiming benefits stop you getting support.”

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Katie blogs about how benefits can be a lifesaver.

"The more I worried about money, the more unwell I got."

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After Lily had a breakdown, opening post about her benefits and bills gave her panic attacks.

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