The link between debt and suicide during the pandemic
PLEASE NOTE: This research contains information on the subject of suicide that some people may find distressing.
There are normally a wide range of factors which contribute to someone becoming suicidal. But our research shows the link between debt problems and suicide.
我们的新研究表明，去年拖欠账单的英国有心理健康问题的成年人中，有44%的人在疫情期间考虑过或试图结束自己的生命。如下图所示，人们自杀的风险随着债务水平的增加而增加。58% of those with debts over £30k saying they considered or attempted suicide during the pandemic