How Social Reading Can Help Fight Our Loneliness Crisis
May 29 2023
The Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy recently highlighted "underappreciated public health crisis" that affects us all. Cigarette smoking in the United States has dropped to a historic low, but Dr. Murthy has decided to confront another daunting opponent: loneliness. “Given the significant health consequences of loneliness and isolation, we must prioritize building social connection the same way we have prioritized other critical public health issues such as tobacco, obesity, and substance use disorders," said Dr. Murthy.The good news is that reading together can help you feel less lonely.