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Debt advice service sees people trying to cope 'breaking down in tears'

New Beginning have organised free, debt advice seminars across Ireland.
Apr 30th 2013, 11:42 AM 6,871 39

NEW BEGINNING, AN organisation set-up to to help people in debt, has warned that families are being destroyed by taxes and are breaking down in tears when they come to their offices for help.

“We have thousands of people at their wits’ end coming to us for help. Some are at a very low ebb. Each week at least a hundred or more individuals contact us as they can’t deal with the burden alone,” says Ruth Fanning of New Beginning.

However, no matter how desperate a person’s financial situation may seem, there are solutions for all situations. To help these people, New Beginning have organised free seminars across Ireland.

The ‘Bouncing Back’ seminars start on Thursday and will give people the tools to deal with the trauma of debt, coping with less money, guarding mental health and ensuring children are given the best start in life despite financial difficulties.

The two-hour sessions will take place in Limerick on 2 May, Cork 9 May, Galway 16 May, Sligo 23 May and Dublin 30 May.

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