Feeling Lonely (M0010)

Isolation can sometimes be a good thing. It can help you reflect and relax. But more often than not, especially after long periods of time, being alone can have a negative effect on your mental health. When you’re feeling lonely, you can struggle with feelings of anxiety, stress, and depression.

People can suffer from loneliness for a variety of reasons. They could be suffering from the loss of a loved one, have an illness or disability, have moved to a new area, or suffer from social anxiety. But many people can feel lonely even when they’re not on their own. The effects of loneliness can be felt by people in a relationship or spending time with their family. Even planning a big event, such as a wedding, can cause a person to feel lonely. But thankfully, there are ways to deal with these feelings.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Identify the signs and causes of loneliness
• Describe the negative effects of loneliness
• Use steps that will help fight the feeling of loneliness

Why take this course?

Most people will suffer from loneliness at some point in their lives. Learning to manage the feelings of loneliness will help with your mental and physical health. If you aren’t feeling lonely right now, chances are you’ll know someone who is, and by identifying the signs, you can help.

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  • Feeling Lonely
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 1 year