Do You Need Somebody to Listen?
Being stuck at home alone for long periods of time can be draining and demotivating. Feeling isolated can cause fear, anxiety, depression and have a negative impact on your health. Our support team are here to listen and direct you to the help you need at this difficult time.
Call our Support Line now on 01206 368420 option 2
We all need somebody to lean on.
We don’t want you to feel alone with whatever you are dealing with right now. Change affects all of us in a range of different ways. Due to recent circumstances everyone is experiencing large and rapid changes at the same time. Everyone is doing their best to adapt as quickly as they can. Our caring team are here- ready and willing to listen, support and guide you.
Are you currently:
- supporting a loved one through illness?
- missing your usual social and emotional support?
- feeling fearful, down or anxious about the future?
- coping with a recent bereavement ?
- wanting someone to just listen to how you are feeling?
Call us now on 01206 368420 option 2 – we will be happy to help.
You’re not alone
We know that lack of social contact has a negative affect on our health and wellbeing. Loneliness, living alone and having poor social connections are linked to depression, dementia and poor overall health. There are even links between loneliness and isolation and earlier death.
Please reach out today. We’re here to help. Call 01206 368420 option 2
Volunteering improves our health in many ways. It helps lessen depression, reduce anxiety and stress and other mental health conditions too. Volunteering helps us to cope better with illness, reduces social isolation and loneliness and bring a sense of connection and focus. Having a productive focus in times of stress is hugely beneficial.
Become a Support Volunteer now 01206 368420 option 2
Become a support volunteer: To find out more about this role and apply please visit https://www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities/