Chatter 'n' Natter to End Loneliness

Published: | Health Improvement, Mental Health

The Partnership’s Local Area Coordination Team has been promoting Chatter ‘n’ Natter as part of the wider campaign to end loneliness across Glasgow. This very simple concept encourages any person who is feeling lonely to sit at a designated table within a café setting that displays the Chatter ‘n’ Natter logo. To date the team has signed up 33 cafés to the scheme, which include various Aroma Cafés within hospital settings throughout Glasgow and a number of Encore Cafés within Glasgow Life premises, as well as independent cafés throughout Glasgow.

Craig Dickinson, Local Area Co-ordinator commented: “We are trying to encourage people to have simple interactions that we know can have a positive impact on a person’s day. We would encourage staff within the Partnership to promote and participate in the scheme when the opportunity arises.”