Debt despair: 'I’m just going to end it'

03 December 2018

Steve Goddard is a father of two who hit rock bottom when he fell into debt despair after losing his job.

He’s one of more than 100,000 desperate debtors who each year attempt suicide in England. That’s according to the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute.

The charity has called on the government to change legislation which it says contributes to people in problem debt becoming suicidal.

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Suicide is not inevitable, it is preventable. Financial problems can always be resolved. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal feelings, financial difficulties or mental health problems there is advice and support out there.