Mental Heath and Debt

February is Mental Health Awareness month.

We are supporters Burnaby Hospital Foundation that serves our community and our focus has been raising awareness about their needs to support their mental health services.

Here are two recent articles about crisis with debt people are experiencing in the world.   These are from the UK.

In The Guardian, article titled “Aggressive Debt Collectors Raise Risk of Suicide,” a few groups are advocating for a mental health policy.  We need groups to continue to speak on behalf of the vulnerable in our society.  READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

JAN 7 2018 UK DEBT HITS NEW PEAK

DEBT CRISIS: 3 MILLION BRITS STRUGGLING TO PAY BILLS, 25% ADMIT FINANCES OUT OF CONTROL

ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRIST DEBT AND MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION

Peter Temple’s Response

http://player.vimeo.com/video/313476011?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0