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55 trusted resources for social isolation

  1. Loneliness and Isolation


    Loneliness is a feeling of sadness or distress about being by yourself or feeling disconnected from the world around you. It may be felt more over a long period of time. It is also possible to feel lonely, even when surrounded by people.

  2. Shyness - are you shy?

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    What is shyness? Think about going to a new school, starting something new, like sport, music or a special activity...

  3. Curing the stir-crazies

    A young person with a restrictive medical condition reveals her struggle with loneliness and isolation.

  4. The eight-year slog

    Every night she would deal with the chaos around her by self-harming. This is the story of her eight-year battle with inner pain.

  5. Social activities

    Department of Veterans' Affairs

    Social contact is an important part of life for everyone. It may involve meeting or having contact with your family, friends, social group or club on a regular basis.

  6. Getting support

    Raising Children Network

    Practical hints on how to seek support and where to get professional help.

  7. Sharing pain

    Bottling his negative thoughts and drowning them in alcohol was his way of life. Until he stopped worrying about judgement and focused on getting better.

  8. Improving social networks study

    Department of Veterans' Affairs

    As people grow older they are more likely to experience social isolation. Research commissioned by DVA looked into the causes, and effects on health, of social isolation across the veteran community. The purpose of the study was to direct the development of comprehensive interventions to enhance social networks and overcome social isolation.

  9. Feeling lonely

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    Everyone feels lonely sometimes. Maybe we have to go somewhere different or come home to an empty house. Maybe your best friend is sick or on holiday or you find yourself in a group who all know each other well and they leave you out.

  10. Being an only child

    Women's and Children's Health Network

    What do you think about when you see the words only child'? Someone who: is all alone? has no one to talk to or play with when they are at home?