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Keeping your friendships

As you become more independent as a disabled person, keeping in regular contact with your friends can prevent you from feeling isolated and lonely.

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Are you feeling lonely?

In light of Loneliness Awareness Week, we wanted to open up a conversation about loneliness. As the Marmalade Trust point out: We all feel lonely at times – it’s a natural human emotion. We're ...

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Disability and Me

Alex Brooker visited Scope's helpline while making his documentary Disability and Me

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Loneliness

This discussion was created from comments split from: Feeling lonely in Dorset.

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 2 Nov 2017

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Disabled people have been hit particularly hard by Coronavirus

Lee Ridley's take on the pandemic

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Loneliness

Do you ever feel alone , Do you feel there no one else to chat to Are there any good chat rooms that support people with disabilities and their carers that can offer a friendly chat when needed

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Loneliness

I'm unsure what to write here, but I'll give it a go. The last few months I have found that I really don't have a single friend. Sounds stupid because how would I not realise that already? I guess I ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Mental health issues - 16 Aug 2019

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Are you feeling lonely?

Taken from The Guardian: Almost one in 14 people aged 16 or over in Great Britain say they are lonely, up 40% since last spring, according to the Office for National Statistics. Between April and ...

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Let's talk about loneliness

Marmalade Trust’s campaign to raise awareness of loneliness kicks off this week and the theme is ‘Let’s Talk Loneliness’. They’re asking people to speak out, admit to having felt lonely and help ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 18 Jun 2019

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Cursed Loneliness!

Yep... Here I am, again, listening to deathly silence, living alone, no visitors, housebound (phobia) and it proves that life, for me, never changes. I'm just...stunned, I guess, at how many times I ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Mental health issues - 18 Mar 2020

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