Why do lonely people visit the GP more often?

Frequent visitors to general practitioners are likely to be socially isolated: living alone, divorced, or a member of few social groups. GPs may represent one of the few ways of connecting with another person who listens to them and tries to help.

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Welcome to Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

We offer services around the country that include counsellingfamily dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs.

We are a federation of service providers in each Australian state and territory and have a national office based in Canberra.

For crisis support please call LifeLine on 13 11 14.

If you are in immediate danger call 000