Since our launch in spring 2016, we’ve been working tirelessly to break the link between financial difficulty and mental health problems. You can some of our highlights below, and you can also read more about our impact in the past year in our latestAnnual Impact Report.
Last year, our investigations raised significant concerns about planned cuts to funding for face-to-face debt advice. We’re delighted that the Money and Pensions Service has since increased the funding available to these vital services.
Following our campaign, the government agreed to make default notices – the most distressing debt collection letters – more supportive and less intimidating. With millions facing debt problems due to the pandemic, these changes will save lives.
In 2018, we secureda promise from the government to extend its Breathing Space debt respite scheme给精神有问题的人该计划现已推出，政府数据显示，有心理健康危机的多达5万人将从中受益。