The cost of living crisis risks becoming a mental and public health crisis if we are not careful, writes Caroline Stuart...
The British people are more depressed, more anxious and increasingly staying home thanks to rising bills. According to a Personal Finance Society poll released earlier this month, the impact of the cost of living crisis on people's mental health is starting to take hold. Millennials, in particular, buffeted by high inflation, rising rents and greater expense everywhere, are three times more likely to be anxious about major costs such as housing than baby boomers. As winter takes hold, I fear that the detrimental impact of bigger bills, as exposed by this poll, will only hit harder. ...
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