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Loneliness in Suffolk has hit people struggling in the Covid pandemic.
Suffolk and north Essex's loneliest places have been revealed as more people than ever befriending schemes. The local rates are in line with other local authority areas surveyed by the ONS, from October to Februarywhich also found urban areas are more lonely than rural areas. A total of To combat loneliness, Suffolk residents have increasingly reached out to people in their community struggling. Community Action Suffolk says Ipswich went from no good neighbour groups to five during the pandemic and claimed its buddy-up scheme - where you befriend a person - now has 64 links across the county.
Mental health charity Suffolk Mind has this advice for those struggling with feelings of loneliness: try talking to family and friends and those you have lost contact with, use the Suffolk PenPal service from Suffolk Mind, listen to the radio, tune into podcasts or take a walk in a public space, and volunteer. For more information on help, see healthysuffolk.
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