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A Cure for Loneliness

Feeling lonely? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy learns why focusing on the quality of our relationships, not the quantity, can be an antidote. 


The Richard Nicholls Podcast: Recent research suggests that as many as a third of us have literally nobody that we would class as a close friend. 

It would be nice to do something about that! 

Loneliness – the last taboo?

Everyone will know someone who has been lonely. The vast majority of us will feel this way at some point in our lives. More and more of us are happy to speak out about depression but why is there still such stigma associated to talking about loneliness? 

The BBC Loneliness Experiment

55,000 people from around the world chose to take part in the BBC Loneliness Experiment, making it the world’s largest ever study on loneliness.

Lonely Mind by Naked Scientists

Why do so many of us get lonely, what’s happening in the brain when we are lonely, and what can be done to help? 


Long Covid

Long Covid podcasts

The Podcast by and for Long Covid sufferers. Long Covid is estimated to affect at around 1 in 5 people infected with Covid-19. 

Long Covid revisited

It’s a long Covid reunion on Inside Health. We first met Jo, Neil and John in February 2021 when they were 12 months into the condition. Another year on, we catch up with them to see if they are any closer to making a full recovery 


Mental Health

Mental health and young people

Covid-19 has disrupted the lives of everyone, including children and young people, beyond recognition. 

The MIND Podcasts

In these podcast series, presented by Mind ambassador and Heart FM DJ Matt Wilkinson, we hear what it's really like to live with mental health problems.   

Mental Health Foundation podcasts

A series in which the Mental Health Foundation brings to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments and mental health tips.