Loneliness is a personal experience and can happen whether we live alone or surrounded by others. It affects everyone differently and there's no single solution, but if you're feeling lonely there are things you can do to help yourself and places you can look for support.
If you’re feeling lonely or you know someone else who might be, our guide can help you find ways to feel more connected. Order your free copies today.
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Here are a few things that may help to reduce feelings of loneliness and some places to look for more support.
How to help if you think a relative, friend or someone else you know might be lonely
A regular telephone call or visit from one of our friendly volunteers can make all the difference - even if you only need it for a short time.
Volunteering works both ways – you’re helping other people but it can also make you feel less isolated. Get involved by signing up to volunteer with us.