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New Government research identifies clear links between loneliness and mental health distress

New research finds a direct two-way link between the impacts of loneliness and greater mental health distress

  • Research also finds that young people, disabled people and the LGBTQ community at higher risk of chronic loneliness
  • Ministers across a range of Government departments to launch a renewed effort to tackle loneliness as part of national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

New research published today by the Government has identified direct links between chronic loneliness and mental health distress.

The research findings can be found here and here.