Conor D’Arcy, Head of Research and Policy, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute
A tale of two crises: the cost of living and mental health
8 June 2022
Our research shows that the cost of living crisis is having a severe psychological impact, and that people with existing mental health problems are being hit hardest.
This policy note explores how the rising costs have exacerbated the toxic cycle of financial difficulties and mental health problems. It also outlines what government, regulators and essential service providers should do to support vulnerable households facing worrying price hikes.