Let's Talk Loneliness Let's Talk Loneliness
All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. It’s time we started talking about it.


Find a support group that suits you

If you don’t have friends or family you can talk to about loneliness, or you need to talk to someone impartial about your feelings, you could contact the organisations listed below.

You can find more helpful advice on managing feelings of loneliness from the  Marmalade Trust and Campaign to End Loneliness websites.

Organisations that can help

Talk to someone about how you’re feeling

  • For the Samaritans call 116 123 for free or email at jo@samaritans.org
  • Silverline: for people aged  55 and over, call 0800 4 70 80 90 for free
  • The Mix provides free, confidential help for under 25s online and via a helpline. Call 0808 808 4494, text THEMIX to 85258 or use their online chat service on the website

Online communities you could join

Advice for older people, their families and carers and people experiencing relationship difficulties

Looking after your own or someone else’s mental health

You can also explore our map for local support.