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The Foundation for Art & Healing raises awareness of national health issues, most notably the loneliness epidemic. In particular, the Foundation promotes creative expression as a path for individuals and communities to improve health and well-being.
Recent & Notable Coverage
Raising awareness of urgent health issues and advocating for creative expression as a solution is critical to fulfilling the Foundation for Art & Healing’s mission. On this page, you’ll find recent media placements highlighting our efforts to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities through creative art expression.
Here, you’ll find videos from media appearances, conferences, and special events that focus on addressing the growing loneliness epidemic, and advocating for creative solutions that include the arts. Click the arrows to scroll through!
Our Founder and President, Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, is one of the country’s foremost experts on loneliness and the loneliness epidemic. To read more about his background, please read his below bio. For media requests or inquiries about Dr. Nobel, please contact us through the below button. In addition, our Board of Directors bring a broad range of perspectives and are terrific advocates and spokespeople for The Foundation for Art & Healing.
Reports, Releases, & Publications
Dr. Jeremy Nobel’s New Book Offers a Bold Perspective to Heal the Personal and Public Health Crisis of Loneliness
NEW YORK, NY (May 22, 2023) – During the 25 years Dr. Jeremy Nobel has been teaching at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, most of the developed world has experienced loneliness as a relentlessly expanding public health calamity. Now in his new book, PROJECT UNLONELY: Healing Our Crisis of Disconnection, Dr. Nobel explores what it means to be lonely, what it means to be creative, and what it means to be connected – to be UnLonely.
Campus UnLonely Workshops in Action: Exploring Creative Solutions at The University of New England!
BIDDEFORD, ME (September 26, 2022) –
University of New England students took part in a Colors & Connection workshop that used color and creative art-making to generate conversations around the issue of loneliness, and promote a sense of belonging. With their focus on resilience, building community, and encouraging conversations around often difficult topics, UNE’s priorities were well-supported by the foundational principles that shape Colors & Connection.
Tackling the Loneliness Epidemic on College Campuses: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health steps up!
BOSTON, MA (August 22nd, 2022) – The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH), one of the leading public health schools in the nation, is making loneliness a key theme in new student orientation. On August 22nd, the incoming class was offered Colors & Connection workshops that used color and creative art-making to generate conversations around the experience of coming to HSPH and the vision of their future there. 115 students participated in three 45-minute workshops.
The Foundation for Art & Healing’s Project UnLonely Launches UnLonely Film Festival Season 6
NEW YORK, NY (May 3rd, 2022) – The Foundation for Art & Healing (FAH) is thrilled to announce the 6th Annual UnLonely Film Festival Launch Event on Sunday, June 5th at 7 PM ET. The annual virtual event will kick-off the film festival’s 6th season of 36 new, powerful short films focused on loneliness from a diversity of perspectives. The full season is available after the launch for a full year of streaming, sharing, and fostering conversation around loneliness and connection.