This is a type of Breathing Space scheme for those who are suffering from a mental health issue. If the client is receiving treatment for their mental health then they may be able to get an extension when they apply for Breathing Space.
To apply for this type of Breathing Space extension, the client must speak with the debt advisor. To be eligible for this type, you need to live in England or Wales, you can’t afford to pay off your debts, and you are receiving treatment for your mental health. You also need to
provide proof that you are receiving treatment for your mental health.
There are several people who can apply for your mental health Breathing Space scheme on
your behalf. This includes; a carer, approved mental health professionals, care coordinators, independent mental health advocates, independent mental capacity advocates, mental health nurses, psychologists and occupational therapists.