Stigma - Claiming welfare benefitsBeen made redundant? Furlough about to end ? Unemployed?For me spending lots of time at home is lovely, however I am fully aware mental health creeps in over a period of time. The added pressure of losing a job van bring pressure on to an individual/ family especially during the Covid pandemic.Change is scary, change is good. Applying for welfare shouldn’t make you feel less of a person, it’s ok to ask for support. I have relied on HOPE for the last 10 years and it seems to be helping me ....#unemployment #recession2020 #mentalhealth #wellbeing # #talking #universalcredit