Also this week, it’s Loneliness Awareness Week, which this year is more important than ever as many of us might be facing loneliness ourselves from isolating in lockdown. It is vital that we raise awareness for loneliness and reach out to the people around us to build a connected support network for ourselves or anyone else we know who may be vulnerable! You can also spread the word by posting your thoughts with #LetsTalkLoneliness!
Find here a few articles to learn more about the topic:
Marmalade Trust – Raises money for events that support people to find friendship.
‘You are not alone in your loneliness’ – TED talk about how we can overcome loneliness.
Mental Health Foundation – Professional advice for those facing loneliness.
NHS – Support for those struggling with loneliness during isolation.