Everyone goes through lonely patches. But sometimes, for many different reasons, feelings of loneliness can become persistent. If you relate to any these symptoms of chronic loneliness, you may benefit from reaching out to one of 6 free support hotlines in England.
Loneliness can be felt whether you spend a lot of time with others or alone. When you feel lonely, you may feel separate from others or like you don't belong. This can be very isolating and cause a lot of emotional pain.
Taking the first step to ask for support can feel daunting. You may not be sure what to expect or whether you'll be understood. However, helpline staff in England are well-trained in helping people like you who are experiencing extreme loneliness. You will be treated with compassion and zero-judgement.
If you think you might need support with loneliness, consider contacting a helpline in England for free, confidential help.