Young people ‘central to government loneliness strategy’

Initiatives to tackle loneliness among young people will be central to a forthcoming strategy on the issue, the government has said.

 A study by Action for Children last year found that 39 per cent of children had felt lonely in the past week.

Plans to launch a loneliness strategy, which is being led by youth minister Tracey Crouch who is the ministerial lead for loneliness, were first announced in January amid concerns that increasing numbers of people are experiencing loneliness.

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

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