FAQ
Log In
Monday 22nd January 2018
News
 › 
 › 

Samaritan calls rise because of credit crunch

1st October 2008

Calls to the charity the Samaritans are rising because of a direct effect of the credit crunch.

The Central London branch had an extra 1,000 calls during August and September this year - 25% more than in the same months last year with callers worried by the unstable financial climate and the latest fears of recession. Citizens Advice has also had more business from people with personal debt problems.  Private clinics offering stress counselling say they are seeing more professionals from the financial industry seeking help.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Samaritan calls rise because of credit crunch
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 8581
Date Added: 1st Oct 2008

Sources

BBC News

Recent Related Articles

Aussie flu continues to sweep across the UK

Sharp rise in flu hospital admissions

Medical profession at 'crunch point'

Decline in EU nurses wanting to work in the UK

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2018