British Red Cross – helping with loneliness

The British Red Cross is committed to delivering help to those who need it most. Over the last few months, the number of people at risk of feeling lonely or isolated has increased – in some groups at a disproportionate rate – as connections with friends and family may have shifted or changed in light of lockdown.

As part of their response to the Coronavirus crisis, they have partnered with the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on ‘Tackling Loneliness Digitally’, an initiative to provide or improve digital connections for those more likely to experience loneliness.

A core element of this programme focuses on creating online resources to help empower people who may be feeling lonely, and provide them with tools to build confidence, coping skills, and connections. The resources are free and can be found by clicking here…

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