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There is a plethora of helpful and interesting information available that explains the need for and benefits of building social connections, as well as provide suggestions and tools for implementing an effective action plan for combatting loneliness and isolation in our lives
and our communities. 
Below are links to some of these resources.



Loneliness Epidemic 

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy addresses our nation's loneliness and isolation crisis and the healing effect of social connection.

Surgeon General: We have become a lonely Nation. It's time to fix that.

A New York Times Opinkon Essay by U.S. SurgeonGeneral, Dr. Vivek Murthy on the loneliness crisis.

More about Social Connection

The Surgeon General's Social Connection webpage focuses on how we can work together to advance social connection and improve our nation's public health.

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