The study will also look at any differences between younger and older people in terms of the way that they respond to their friends as opposed to strangers.
“there is a difference between being isolated and feeling lonely. People who feel lonely have a different experience and studies show this can have significant detrimental effects on long-term mental health.”
This week is Loneliness Awareness week which runs from 18th to 22nd June. Here is perhaps one of the most famous poems to mark it.
Monday 18th – Friday 22nd June 2018 is Loneliness Awareness Week
Loneliness takes many forms but in all its forms it can be crippling.
Help shape The Scottish Governments new Loneliness and isolation strategy.
Home-Start Orkney is an organisation there to help parents who are both mentally and physically finding it hard to cope.