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The Pension Confident Podcast

Sep 27, 2022

According to research from the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, 46% of people who’re struggling with household debts also suffer from a mental health problem. So, how can we reduce the risk of money worries impacting our mental health?

Philippa Lamb is joined by:


Episode breakdown:

Personal experiences from Dennis, Lila and Tess

Who might be most affected by money worries

What you can do to protect yourself

What the government should do to alleviate the problem

*If you’re struggling right now and need to talk to someone, call SAMARITANS on 116 123 - they are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 and speak to a volunteer, anonymously. 

If you’re concerned for the immediate safety of yourself or someone else, then always call 999. For non-emergencies, call 111, or speak to your GP who can refer you to your local NHS Mental Health Trust


Further reading:

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