Britain is the loneliness capital of Europe.
Loneliness and social isolation are severely detrimental to our health, and increase the chance of developing longer-term health conditions such as depression, dementia and heart disease. Unfortunately, over 9 million people in the UK – almost a fifth of the population – say they are always or often lonely (British Red Cross and Co-Op, 2016), and millions more will experience loneliness throughout their lifetime.
But we can, and we are, doing something about it.
Watch our video to find out more:
Team Carr Gomm is our latest fundraising campaign. Joining Team Carr Gomm may be taking on a challenge of your own, supporting someone else in theirs, or donating directly towards the campaign.
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