Could this unusual campaign spell the end of loneliness for people in Huddersfield?

Could this unusual campaign spell the end of loneliness for people in Huddersfield?
 

Loneliness can kill.
Feelings of loneliness affect five million people in the UK - and it has been linked to suicide, alcoholism, Alzheimer’s and ill health.
But now a small, unlikely weapon is being used by a charity in the fight against it – a simple coffee ‘chat mat’.
Friends of the Elderly are raising awareness of the mat created by social enterprise Coffee Companions, on which the phrase “say hello and come have a chat” is written.
The aim is that people will put it on their table when having a drink in a cafe alone, to encourage others to talk to them.
Chloe Glover took one to... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
Source: Examiner
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