Mental health: the epidemic of loneliness and isolation

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A person dressed in winter clothes walks down a snow-covered sidewalk next to a frozen river.
A man walks next to a frozen Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo

Even before the pandemic, about half of U.S. adults reported feelings of loneliness. We learn about the impact loneliness has on our mental and physical health, plus get some strategies to build social connections.

Episode Credits

  • Jill Nadeau Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Shilagh A. Mirgain Guest