Isolation and loneliness

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Loneliness and isolation can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or background. It can have a significant impact on a person’s physical and mental wellbeing.

Many people will experience feelings of loneliness or isolation at different times in their life. It can feel overwhelming. If you feel lonely or isolated, there are things you can do to help.

Contact your GP practice if:

  • you want to speak to someone about your mental health.

If you need urgent help you can phone 111 and choose the mental health option to speak to the mental health hub. In an emergency phone 999.

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