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National Befriending Week: How you can support #befriending in Befriending Week

Our friends at Befriending Networks are celebrating 10 years of befriending and creating connections this year, so Communications Officer, Dominic Lo explains how you can support their work during this year’s National Befriending Week from 1-7 November.   In 2012 The Campaign to End Loneliness supported the launch and first national Befriending Week!  Here at Befriending…
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Loneliness measurement explored: future directions on loneliness measurement

Measuring loneliness – Loneliness measurement explored We held a series of Loneliness measurement explored events as part of our Research and Policy Forum to explore the evaluation and measurement of loneliness. We are currently undertaking research to better understand the landscape of tackling loneliness projects and their evaluation. If you work on loneliness research or…
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World Suicide Day: reflections on loneliness and suicide

Reflecting on World Suicide Prevention Day which took place over the weekend, Heather McClelland from the School of Health and Wellbeing at Glasgow University explains more about the link between suicide and loneliness and why tackling loneliness is so important.   Approximately 703, 000 people die by suicide every year (WHO, 2021), with around 17%…
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Experience of tackling loneliness amongst younger people in the Netherlands – Join Us

Join Us is a non-profit organization in the Netherlands that has measurably reduced loneliness among younger people aged 12 to 25. Since 2016, this program has helped thousands of young people from more than 63 municipalities across the country.    Kyra Haerkens, Quality Coach at Join Us explains more. “A while before I turned eighteen,…
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Social Media Terms and Conditions to win a copy of ‘Fractured’ by Jon Yates (June 2022) 1.The promoter is the Campaign to End Loneliness ] whose registered office is at What Works Centre for Wellbeing, Albany House, Petty France, London SW1   2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years…
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