Campaign to end loneliness

Campaign To End Loneliness archive

Monthly Archives: July 2023

Samaritans Talk To Us Campaign: Creating a safe space to tackle loneliness

For Samaritans, July represents Talk To Us month, where the leading suicide prevention charity reminds everyone that its 23,000 listening volunteers are available 24/7, providing emotional support to anyone struggling. Here, Lorraine, a listening volunteer at Birmingham Samaritans, shares what she’s learnt about loneliness and her experiences of being there for people who need to…
Read more »

How can we combat loneliness and social isolation amongst disabled people?

Elle Thwaites is an AHRC-funded PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Leeds, and has recently been on placement with the Campaign to End Loneliness. In this blog, she explores the risk factors for loneliness among disabled people and what can be done to address it.  Loneliness amongst disabled people Loneliness has received new-found…
Read more »