As COVID-19 struck the world, people found themselves in lockdown in their homes. Loneliness is a significant challenge for many people, and Deputy Director Holly Walker has been investigating policy approaches to helping minimise the negative effects of loneliness.

This work includes a submission to the Interim Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission, an article in the journal Policy Quarterly, and the report available on this page. The report is the first in a series on “post-pandemic futures”.

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