Many in Poundbury will be experiencing money worries right now with the cost of living affecting an increasing number of people. Managing bills and finances can lead to feelings of anxiety, stress, and helplessness – having a significant impact on your mental health and wellbeing.
It can be hard to open-up and talk about your feelings. But talking about your worries can help you make sense of those emotions.
If you don’t feel like you can talk to a friend or family member, you can talk to the Samaritans. Call free on 116 123, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When life is difficult, Samaritans are there – day or night, 365 days a year – no matter how big or small the problem. You can talk to the Samaritans about anything that’s troubling you, including money worries.
For practical advice on the cost of living, you can call Citizens’ Advice Dorset on 0800 1448 848.