12 days, 12 ways to combat loneliness

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Connect Me - Care and Wellbeing

         Monday 3 December 2018 

Make them count. 12 days, 12 ways to combat loneliness

Find your flock - loneliness

Thousands of people in Devon, young and old, experience loneliness to some degree, and it can lead to health problems. Starting on Saturday, 1st December, and then every other day in the run up to Christmas Eve, we’re posting 12 clips on social media with each one suggesting different things that people can do to combat loneliness – to help themselves, or to help others in their communities.

Some are small things that we can all do – encouraging people to think of others – but some might take a bit more effort.  None though underestimate the scale of the challenge for some.

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