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Loneliness and social isolation are on the rise, leading many to call these phenomena a public health epidemic in the United States. Loneliness is an emerging risk factor that has huge implications for personal, economic and societal well-being. This session will...read more
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...read more
Excerpt from the New York Times... Advice From a Formerly Lonely College StudentLast fall, I made a viral video about having trouble making friends. Here’s what I’ve learned.By Emery Bergmann, an award winner in this year's UnLonely Project Interactive FilmFest Being...read more
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...read more
As posted on the Harvard Health Blog... Writing as an antidote to loneliness Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH Contributor It may not seem possible to be able to write your way to better health. But as a doctor, a public health practitioner, and a poet myself, I...read more
It's not every day the Today Show comes knocking, so you can imagine the thrill when reporter Kate Snow and producer Jared Crawford contacted us for their series on loneliness. They did a terrific job of laying out the why this has become one of today's major public...read more
Bill O'Brien and Jeremy Nobel have a conversation about how the arts can have a big impact on mitigating one of today's major health crises: Loneliness. Bill O'Brien, Senior Advisor for Innovation/Director of Creative Forces, National Endowment for the Arts Bill...read more
Being UnLonely through Creative Expression A conversation with Joseph Behen, Executive Director, Counseling, Health, and Disability Services at the School of Art Institute of Chicago and Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, President of the Foundation for Art &...read more
Evan's Story: UnLonely on Campus “College is the best four years of your life.” First-year students at undergraduate colleges and universities around the country hear this phrase perhaps more than any other, from parents, siblings, teachers. I certainly...read more
How to Be UnLonely During the Holidays Coping during a season of high expectations As published on PsychologyToday.com Why do we get lonely during the holidays? Let’s think about why we get lonely at all. Most people experience loneliness as a gap...read more