Friends in Need is a way for people affected by depression to meet online and in their local area. It’s free to join and a great way to share support.


Why should I join?

Talking to people who understand how you feel can make a huge difference

Through Friends in Need you can chat online, find others who share your interests and meet up with people near you.

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Getting Out Of The House at 40

The aim of this group is to have a reason to get out of the house meet up with some people for a friendly chat, be it over a coffee or a stroll maybe once a month. Talk about anything, work, hobbies, wellbeing etc

Started by nig_tin
15 minutes ago

need a friend

people who need a friend and help with depression

Started by [Disabled]
4 years ago

Looking to create a whatsapp group chat

Hello! I know for me right now its important to keep myself busy and try and make friends which I find hard to do. I feel incredibly lonely and I know an active WhatsApp group chat would be a brilliant way of fixing that. Hands up whos interested!

Started by luke93
3 months ago

Make new friends and get out of the house...

I'm lonely and in need of some friends and support. .. would be great to have a group in which we can arrange meet ups and talk over the phone. Any one is welcome

Somerset Friends

I thought i would make this for the people in and around of Somerset for those looking for local people.

Somerset support

people in the somerset areas... please come to chat.. and advise. Friendly people needing help welome xxx

Started by lilboots
4 years ago

Loners/Londoners United

This is an open group where all topics close to the heart are all welcome. As the name indicates it's kinda aimed at people from London but you that are observant may have noticed the pun - so it's not exclusive to only Londoners but anyone who's lonely or socially isolated and will love to connect with like-minded people are very welcome to join.

Online forum

Thinking of starting a forum with sections for chatting about your day . Tv , film ,music hobbies , food , support groups , meet and greets etc . This is what I've come up with so far Would anyone be interested ? What do you think ?

Started by crystal370
1 day ago
Great Britain, United Kingdom

Mums looking for true friends

This group is for Mums who are looking for true friends and that support system you hear people talking about. I've started this group as I'd love to meet more Mommy friends who are looking for proper friends who are there for each other. I've been let down in the past and had friends who said they would be there for me and when I needed them weren't and it hurts and just makes me feel lonely and a bit down really.


Hello I’m Kem. I’ve created this group for artsy/indie/alternative/creative people and anyone else who is interested to come together and discuss film, books, music and art. I want this to be an open and friendly group for us to be expressive. It’s also for people feeling lonely and in need of friends and a creative space. In the future, when the group is more established, I hope to have meet ups to art galleries, museums, parks, cafes, film festivals and other creative places. If you’re interested please join. Love and peace x

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