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Open Door Warminster: The journey from an idea to reality

Open Door Warminster was conceived around a kitchen table at the start of the pandemic. Six people who didn’t know each other but were united by a desire to make a difference for anyone feeling isolated or excluded from the community. Now, the pandemic clearly put isolation, and the associated loneliness that comes with it,…
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Our research with stakeholders on tackling loneliness interventions and their evaluation

Dr Helen MacIntyre and Robin Hewings – Campaign to End Loneliness This week saw the publication of stakeholder research, commissioned by the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and carried out by the Campaign to End Loneliness (CEL), ‘Tackling loneliness interventions and their evaluation’. The report is based on findings from interviews, a survey…
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Alone No More: Combatting loneliness in young people

We spoke with Molly Taylor about the experiences of loneliness among young people and what inspired her to set up Alone No More. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Molly Taylor, a passionate activist dedicated to combatting youth loneliness both locally and nationally over the past couple of years. My journey into…
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The importance of animals: Tackling loneliness one pet at a time

Dr Marc Abraham OBE, or ‘Marc the Vet’ as he’s usually known, is a multi-award-winning veterinary surgeon, author, broadcaster, and animal welfare campaigner. Based in Brighton, Marc is also the co-founder and secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Dog Advisory Welfare Group (APDAWG), appears regularly in the media, and visits local schools to chat with pupils about…
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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…
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