Rotherhive debt advice

Background information RotherHive is an online tool that has been developed by the NHS Rotherham CCG and was launched in May 2020. The online tool provides verified practical advice and accurate contact details for local, national and online mental health

 

Background information RotherHive is an online tool that has been developed by the NHS Rotherham CCG and was launched in May 2020. The online tool provides verified practical advice and accurate contact details for local, national and online mental health and wellbeing services, organisations and groups for adults living in Rotherham.

Debt - a new section on RotherHive This is a brand new section on RotherHive that has been developed at a quicker pace than other new areas in response to the financial implications of COVID-19 that many adults in Rotherham are currently facing. Working in collaboration with multiple organisations across Rotherham, the section has been developed and reviewed by a wide range of specialists to provide accurate infomation and support links to adults living in Rotherham to help them deal with debt challenges. People receiving the right information and support to deal successfully with debt, can make the difference between coping and not. Support is vital to providing the basis for good mental health and wellbeing. The debt section of the website can be accessed via the RotherHIve home page or directly at www.rotherhive.co.uk/debt. The section covers: • Common things that can push people towards debt • How people might feel being in debt • Steps to sort out debt • Information on money advisers • Information on priority and non-priority debts • Options for dealing with debt • Tips for dealing with financial stress • What to do when someone you know is experiencing debt • Local Advice and Support in Rotherham • National Support Organisations •

Support Apps RotherHive RotherHive is developed by NHS Rotherham CCG www.rotherhive.co.uk/debt

What other information and support services are available via RotherHive? A wide range of information is available on Rotherhive in helpful sections as follows: • Alcohol • Bereavement • Carers • Deafness • Gambling • Dementia • Domestic abuse • Drugs • Homeless • Mental health • Perinatal • Suicide prevention Future developments Rotherhive is not a static site, the site is regularly checked and updated to ensure that it is providing relevant and verified information and support services to ensure that the quality of the online tool is maintained. There are currently two new sections under development; WellnessHive (Resources to support people with their wellbeing) and Professionals (Resources to aid professionals who are supporting others in the community) which will be launched over the coming months. Alongside this there are many future developments planned over the coming year. What can you to do to help? You can actively promote this new section of Rotherhive via your internal and external communication channels or directly with your service users to help us to raise awareness of this new section to support people in Rotherham who are experiencing debt now or who could be in the near future. 

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