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 Too many people with severe mental illness are being exposed to financial harm because of the lack of support available to help them avoid money problems

But healthcare professionals in secondary mental health services (including Community Mental Health teams and psychiatric hospitals) have a crucial opportunity to help people avoid financial difficulty.

Find out more in our report.

Cartoon image of a hospital bedside cabinet featuring get well soon cards and tissues but also a bill with the heading 'Urgent reminder'

“I had no help [with my finances] ever. Although the doctor I had was brilliant, he knew as much as I did regarding debt or anything to do with money. I had to sort myself out.”

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