New Loneliness Research Suggests Young People are Most Likely to be Affected

New Loneliness Research Suggests Young People are Most Likely to be Affected

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Research compiled by the British Red Cross and Co-op has found that young people aged 18-24 are most likely to experience loneliness. As well as looking at the effects of spending too much time online can have on young people, the study highlighted key triggers that can cause loneliness for everyone, with pregnancies, bereavement, divorce, health issues and retirement all found to have negative affects on people’s mental health. [embed]https://youtu.be/6mc0S7x91Bs[/embed] According to the research, 18% of people are always or often lonely, with 73% of these people having experienced at least one of the above events. Perhaps more worryingly, 75% of people who said they were always or often lonely said they don’t know where to go to get the support they need. The isolation we have all faced during…
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