While loneliness is a growing concern around the world, new research suggests that the pandemic has worsened the state of loneliness in Australia, with 1 in 2 Aussies reporting they feel lonelier since COVID-19 began.

And as many of us head into the holiday season, full of excitement for the celebrations ahead, it’s important to remember that this is also a time of year when others can feel isolated and alone—possibly even more so this year.

An important ‘quick-to-read’ article from HealthyMaleAU, full of helpful tips for the men in our lives: