Tackling Loneliness

“When the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 virus to be a global pandemic in March 2020, Julianne Holt-Lunstad wondered about the long-term implications that measures would have on the issue of loneliness and mental health.

Holt-Lunstad, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Brigham Young University, has researched the issue for decades and served as the lead science editor for the recently announced advisory by U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, declaring an epidemic of loneliness in . . .”