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Last updated:
19/10/2018

How do financial difficulties lead to poor mental health?

  1. Overview
  2. How do financial difficulties lead to poor mental health?
  3. How can poor mental health make managing money difficult?
  4. Further research
  5. Next steps

For those in financial difficulty, it’s easy to become worried and stressed about your finances and start to cut back on essentials like food and heating or social activities. This can impact on your living and social situation, and can lead to poor mental health.

Poor mental health can also lead to low motivation or anxiety, and make it difficult to manage spending. During such times, it may be difficult to open your post to check bills or make a phone call and this is when debt is likely to build up.

Poor mental health can also lead to low motivation or anxiety, and make it difficult to manage spending.

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  3. How can poor mental health make managing money difficult?
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