1 in 5 Americans always or often feels lonely or socially isolated.
It’s common to experience feelings of loneliness, even when surrounded by friends and family. Loneliness is a feeling of sadness or distress about being by ourselves or feeling disconnected from the world around us. It can strike when we don’t feel a sense of belonging or have social connections to friends, neighbors or others.
The good news—no matter your situation, there are things you can do to get the help and support you may need.
Download our loneliness and social isolation resource to understand more about loneliness and social isolation. The document highlights what they are and how to find resources that can help.