A study found 59% of Swedes feel alone often or sometimes, and one-third of them think it’s a problem. The same study found that 24% of Swedes would like to have more friends while one in 10 say they don’t have a single close friend.
Loneliness can be a very serious problem. Its effects on well-being have been likened to the harm done by smoking and drinking too much alcohol and is associated with an increased likelihood of developing heart disease, hypertension or having a stroke.
If you have been feeling isolated or lonely, call our 24-hour Helpline at 072 061 49 58.or message us on WhatsApp at 072 061 49 58.to speak with one of our advisors, someone will be available to help you.