In August of 2021 Health had an article titled Financial Stress Is a Leading Catalyst for Suicide—These Steps Can Help Save Lives and I am so glad they included some steps to help.
Debt, financial stress can make suicide or attempts 20 times more likely. And yet we continue to see debt rising, and people seeing it as a "yeah well everyone has debt" conversation. Yes, it's common and the stress from debt can cause many issues physical, and emotional, from anxiety, to sleeplessness, headaches, ulcers and more.
"Financial stress is a significant risk factor for suicide, particularly among people who are tasked with the role of 'provider' or those who are responsible for preserving the lifestyle of those who depend upon them," says Dr. Romanoff.
Reach out for help, and also reach out for credit repair help. Support is available, and debt can be overwhelming but no it's not worth ending your life.
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