Explains loneliness, including the causes of loneliness and how it relates to mental health problems. Gives practical tips to help manage feelings of loneliness, and other places you can go for support.
Information on befriending, including an online directory of UK befriending services.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Online community for anyone aged over 13 who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, or is curious or unsure.
Directory of services and groups for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.
Website that allows you to find face-to-face groups of people who share your interests or aspirations.
Information about volunteering, including details of local centres.
116 123 (freephone)
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).
Information on care farming and community growing projects, including a network of local farms.
Online community and website which provides information and tips on loneliness. Also allows users to share artwork and poetry.
This information was published in July 2019. We will revise it in 2022.
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