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Loneliness is a growing problem, and more people are living alone than ever before. This lesson plan provides information and advice on coping with loneliness and includes:

  • A definition of loneliness and its main causes.
  • What are some of the symptoms of loneliness?
  • How to deal with loneliness.


  • Ready to use lesson plan to introduce loneliness and its effects on physical and mental health.
  • Photocopiable — use year after year again and again.
  • Simple, clear and concise and easy to follow.
  • Downloadable — instantly available and no delivery costs.

What’s Inside?

  • What can lead to loneliness?
  • Is there a difference between loneliness and being alone?
  • What are the effects of loneliness on individuals both physically and mentally?
  • How can we tackle loneliness?

Who is it for?

  • Teachers — This lesson plan helps teachers explain the difference between being alone and being lonely.
  • Parents — How can parents help their young ones deal with feelings of isolation?
  • Young People — This resource helps young people understand loneliness and provides advice on ways to deal with loneliness.

Product Details

  • Pages: 15
  • Duration: 55 mins – 1 hour
  • Age range: 12 years and upwards

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