Guidance

Debt respite scheme (breathing space): Guidance on mental health crisis breathing space

Guidance for Approved Mental Health Professionals and others about mental health crisis breathing space

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Debt respite scheme (breathing space): Guidance on mental health crisis breathing space

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Debt Respite Scheme form

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This guidance for health and care professionals, including Approved Mental Health Professionals, who may be asked to provide evidence for a mental health crisis breathing space application or to deal with requests from debt advice providers related to a mental health crisis breathing space. It may also be helpful to leaders of local authorities and NHS, independent or voluntary sector organisations, as well as debt advisers, individuals and their carers who wish to understand the mental health crisis breathing space and how it will work. More detailed breathing space guidance for creditors and debt advice providers is available.

Published 6 April 2021