Help with living costs
Get sick pay from your employer
You can get sick pay for up to 28 weeks if you're too unwell to go to work.
How to get sick pay if you're unwell – GOV.UK
If you're ill you can be paid Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) whether you're in work or not.
Money Advice Service has a guide on the benefits and entitlements you might be able to claim if you've recently become sick or disabled.
Disability and sickness benefits – Money Advice Service
Calculate what benefits you can get and find out how to claim.
Benefits calculator – GOV.UK
Help if you're in debt
Get advice about debt and how it can affect your mental wellbeing.
Debt and mental health – Stepchange Debt Charity
Find information about where you can get support with – and how to get out of – debt when you have a problem with your mental health.
Get face-to-face advice about your situation.
Search for money advisers in your area – Scotland's Financial Health Service