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Understanding your rights

Find advice and support

You have a right to support with living costs if you have a problem with your mental health.

Support with money if you become ill – Money Helper

If your normal, day-to-day life is likely to be affected for 12 months or more you can get support with disability.

What to do if you become disabled – GOV.UK

Find more information on getting help with money and debt.

Your rights at work

Having a problem with your mental health means you have a right to support at work.

Get legal help

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland provides information on how the law supports you if you have a mental illness.

If you're treated unfairly and don't have money for a solicitor you might get help from legal aid.

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