Mental health and money worries

Welfare benefits service and financial advice

Are worries about money or debts impacting your mental health? This service offers free, confidential advice and information. Open to people living in East Sussex Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm.

Shout Sussex 24/7 text service

If trying to make ends meet is having an impact on your mental health, text SUSSEX to 85258 for free, confidential support at any time of day or night.

Mental Health and Money Advice

This national impartial organisation has lots of advice and information on managing money, debts and benefits, as well as a toolkit to help you understand, manage and improve your mental and financial health.

Money Helper 

A government-approved online advice service, providing impartial free advice on money and debt issues.

StepChange debt advice

A national debt help charity giving free, confidential and expert advice. Support with a personal action plan for as long as it's needed, online or over the phone.

Mental Health Breathing Space

This is a debt relief scheme if you are receiving specific types of mental health crisis treatment. The protections offered include pausing enforcement action, and freezing interest and charges on your debts.

Money Saving Expert

Specialist advice and a Mental Health & Debt guide.

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