A photo of a woman staring out of her window.
Solitude by Mya Scott. It shows one of the endless emotions (that emotion being solitude/loneliness) we undergo because we have had to endure being at home for so long, and as much as being at home can be relaxing it is also a breeding ground for negative thoughts and amplified depression and anxiety due to the lack of distractions and support (such as family and friends) around you. © Mya Scott
Solitude by Mya Scott. It shows one of the endless emotions (that emotion being solitude/loneliness) we undergo because we have had to endure being at home for so long, and as much as being at home can be relaxing it is also a breeding ground for negative thoughts and amplified depression and anxiety due to the lack of distractions and support (such as family and friends) around you. © Mya Scott

Tackling Loneliness

Tackling loneliness through heritage interactions.

Historic England is a member of the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) Tackling Loneliness Network: This comprises a range of high-profile charities, businesses, funders and national bodies.

The Network was formed by Government to help connect groups at risk of isolation and is providing recommendations to Baroness Diana Barran, the UK Minister for Loneliness, and Parliamentary Under Secretary for Civil Society and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Lords Minister.

Linda Monckton

Head of Wellbeing and Inclusion Strategy
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