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FilmFest 3 Launch Event

FilmFest 3 Launch Event

An Inspiring Evening We kicked off our third annual online film festival at the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater in New York City. We're truly inspired by this year's collection of stories and the filmmakers who told them. Click on the video above to see a short clip of the...

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Listen: UnLonely Playlist 4

Listen: UnLonely Playlist 4

Whether you're hitting the beach or reflecting with some downtime at home, here's a little music to get you in the groove. We asked you to share with us the songs that help you “reset” when you’re feeling a bit lonely, and here's a dozen that we selected from your...

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UnLonely in the Field: Grand Rounds

UnLonely in the Field: Grand Rounds

 Grand Rounds presentations are an excellent opportunity for physicians, nurses, allied health personnel, residents, fellows, and medical students to gain exposure to new clinical challenges and treatment models in healthcare. But it is rare for Grand Rounds to also...

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Being UnLonely: Connecting through “Chosen Family”

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 Symposium Rewind

UnLonely Symposium Rewind

Moving from Awareness to Solutions Innovative Solutions for Addressing Loneliness Throughout Our CommunitiesLoneliness has never been more on our radar. Coverage of loneliness and its attendant health hazards has appeared in most major publications around the world,...

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Third Annual UnLonely Film Festival Launch Event

Third Annual UnLonely Film Festival Launch Event

The UnLonely Film Festival, offering year-long streaming access to over 35 powerful short films, kicked off its third season with a launch celebration on May 29th! Joining us were arts, medicine, and public policy luminaries, for screenings of winning films, awards...

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Resource: Scientific Research and Studies

Resource: Scientific Research and Studies

Here's a reading list of scientific articles and studies that document research on one of today's growing public health crises: Loneliness and Isolation. May 2018 report in the Journal of the American Heart Association, “Perceived Social Isolation and Outcomes in...

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Resource: Consumer Articles

Resource: Consumer Articles

Here's a reading list of articles that provide background and reporting on one of today's growing public health crises: Loneliness and Isolation. Harvard Crimson op-ed "Harvard Time Runs on Loneliness" Forbes article "Loneliness Linked To Negative Social Media...

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