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"Loneliness is a battle"

We are an organisation here to free people loneliness.

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Loneliness in Australia

Australia’s first representative survey using a loneliness scale.

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Are you experiencing loneliness?

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We call loneliness the hidden suffering of the modern age.

Loneliness does not discriminate. It is widespread and equally affects people of all ages and from all walks of life in our communities, in the city and in the bush.

Friends for Good is a volunteer driven not-for-profit and Australian loneliness pioneer joining the fight against loneliness.

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Loneliness is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

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Loneliness is worse for your health than obesity.

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People experiencing loneliness are more likely to suffer from dementia, heart disease and depression.

We're constantly developing new initiatives that are breaking down the stigma that surrounds loneliness and freeing people from it.

Our initiatives are grouped into three key areas:

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Education & Awareness

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Service Provision

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Research

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Featured initiatives

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Education & Awareness

The Australian Loneliness Dialogue 2020

Exploring the rural experience.

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Service Provision

FriendLine

FriendLine is a national support service ready for a cuppa and a conversation.

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Research

Loneliness in Australia

Australia’s first representative survey using a loneliness scale.

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What is loneliness?

We asked the community to tell us what they thought:

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