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Being UnLonely: Connecting through “Chosen Family”

Finding Connection Through "Chosen Family" Extending your definition of "family" can lead to a growing network of support. By Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPHAs published on PsychologyToday.com  When Samantha Nystrom first began questioning her gender identity, she didn’t turn...

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UnLonely Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Chicago winters are famously chilly (though most Chicagoans would prefer the term “invigorating”). But thanks to the School at the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a recent Chicago evening was overflowing with warmth and connection. On Feb. 25, SAIC’s Wellness Center...

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UnLonely in the Field: NAMI Maine

  John Donne’s now-ubiquitous phrase “No man is an island” still holds true today, nearly 400 years after its initial publication. For those living in the largely rural state of Maine, one of the least populous in the country, it’s a particularly poignant line. One in...

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UnLonely in the Field: Princeton Design Class

As the conversation around loneliness gathers steam, particularly vulnerable populations have begun to be identified. College students, who are often thrown into new social environments while simultaneously juggling demanding workloads, also battle the expectation of...

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Loneliness Article in Princeton Alumni Weekly

Bye, Bye, Loneliness “Loneliness won’t just make you miserable,” Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH says. “It will kill you.” Excerpts from an article written By Deborah Yaffe in the Princeton Alumni Weekly Photo: Graham MacIndoe JEREMY NOBEL (Class of '77)— PHYSICIAN,...

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Milken Institute: Loneliness as a Risk Factor

As a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute is dedicated to increasing global prosperity. And at their annual Future of Health Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 24, Dr. Jeremy Nobel, Foundation for Art & Healing founder, took the stage as part of an...

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Laugh to Death

One way of dealing with a terminal diagnosis? Laugh. In the spring of 2004, Martin Welsh, MD was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig ’s disease). “As my physical abilities gradually vanished, and having the personality I do, I felt a need to stay...

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Being UnLonely: Psychology Today

Connection to Self and Others: A Critical Aspect of Recovery Why authentic and healthy relationships are essential to overcoming addiction. By Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH As published on PsychologyToday.com  This column will be a space for us to examine the...

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Listen Now!

On the radio: Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, Founder and President of The Foundation for Art & Healing, joins host Janeane Bernstein on KUCI 88.9fm