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25/05/2010 / John Hanna

Young ‘more lonely than the old’

Loneliness is more prevalent among the young than those past retirement age, a survey suggests, amid profound changes in the way we live and interact.

Across all ages one in 10 people in the UK often feel lonely, the Mental Health Foundation has found, a state which can impact upon one’s physical health.

Too often churches neglect pastoral care of young people. Churches should practise adequate and Biblical pastoral care of young people in the same way as other demographics. They’re as vulnerable as everyone else.

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  1. John Hanna / May 29 2010 12:47 am

    The Evangelical Alliance’s FNT has followed this up with their ‘Knowing me, knowing you‘ post

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