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The Good Practice Mentors: Supporting the sector to reach and support people experiencing loneliness

Jessica Duffy, Good Practice Mentor based at Leeds Older People’s Forum, recounts her experience of running training sessions on social isolation and the psychology of loneliness.  Understanding the psychology of loneliness Despite some initial hesitancy around ‘teaching grandmothers to suck eggs’,  I love running the Good Practice Mentor sessions on social isolation and the psychology…
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The Psychology of Loneliness: Why it matters and what we can do

To mark the launch of our landmark report on ‘The Psychology of Loneliness’, our Head of Research, Policy and Innovation, Dr Kalpa Kharicha, has written a blog on the importance of using psychological approaches to help tackle loneliness, and why it’s important for more research to be carried out in this area. Introducing our new…
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