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Brian Dow

Brian Dow joined Rethink Mental Illness as director of external affairs in November 2014. He has more than twenty years’ experience working in media, communications and campaigns. He started his professional career as a producer and broadcast journalist before moving into the third sector, working for organisations including Action for M.E., Action on Hearing Loss, Shelter, and The Children’s Food Trust and most recently as director of communications at the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health.

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Breaking the link

Brian Dow

Experiencing money and mental health issues at the same time is awful, and not uncommon. For the four million people in this position every year, the effects can be devastating. There is no doubt about the causal link between financial and mental ill-health – but this link is by no means inevitable. The evidence Mental…