Loneliness Awareness Week

loneliness awareness week banner
This week is Loneliness Awareness Week, an annual event which aims to reduce the stigma and encourage people to talk more openly about loneliness.

What is Loneliness Awareness Week? 

Loneliness Awareness Week 2022 takes place this week (13th-17th June) and is focused on reducing the stigma around loneliness and encouraging people to have more open conversations around it. 

Dealing with loneliness

Feelings of loneliness are something that we will experience at some point, but there are ways to deal with this, and there is lots of support available.  Having a conversation about your feelings can help. You could talk with a parent or carer, friend, teacher, School Health Nurse or GP.

There are also lots of places offering support including:

Take action: Get your personalised mental health action plan from Every Mind Matters for useful information and tips on supporting your mental wellbeing.

How can I get involved?  

  • Join in the conversation on social by using #EveryMindMatters
  • Check in with loved ones to see how they are 
  • Start a conversation with a loved one about loneliness 

Leave a comment or question

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.