Are We in a Loneliness Epidemic?

Season 1 Episode 23 | 11m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Studies indicate that 1 in 5 Americans always or often feel lonely or socially isolated. The overall impact of loneliness on mental wellness is still being determined, however researchers suggest the risk effects of loneliness, isolation and weak social networks is the same as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. We discuss the effects of prolonged loneliness on your health and what to do about it.

Aired: 01/05/23

Rating: NR

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