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More than half of us hide feelings of loneliness from others

comment We need to have a talk about loneliness this Mental Health Awareness Week

THE Beatles, back in 1966, encouraged us to “look at all the lonely people”. More than a half-a-century later, we should still heed their call. Loneliness is commonplace in Scotland with one in four adults saying they felt lonely some or all of the time in the last month. Yet, despite its prevalence, we’re unable to talk about it.