New YorkAnd the September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Dr. Tom Ansel, one of the most respected mental health leaders in the United States, views the lack of community-led solutions that can prevent a mental health crisis, and avoid relapse after treatment, as one of the biggest challenges to mental health at large. The reason: Low participation rates reported with mental health services, which accelerated as the wave of loneliness leading to disengagement rose.
“Loneliness hampers mental health care,” says Dr. Insel.
Dr. Insel served as Director of the National Institute of Mental Health between 2002 and 2015. He will share his thoughts on how to treat the epidemic of loneliness on a large scale. Wednesday 14th SeptemberAnd the 1 – 2 p.m. Eastern time. The board is organized by Health and unhappy.
3 out of 5 American employees suffer from lonelinessIn addition to 35% of the elderly. With its increasing impact on health and medical costs, now, more than ever, we need to question whether loneliness can be “cured” on a large scale. And if so, how?
Dr. Insel is among healthcare leaders and decision makers who will be discussing this question live, along with:
- Jennifer Spear – Associate Director, Population Health Strategy at Humana
- Mr Dan Russell – Co-developer of the program University of California-3 Scale of loneliness
Supervised by Health and unhappy Founder and CEO Boaz GaonCommittee members will discuss best practices in assessing and treating social isolation and loneliness among adults, and their impact on medical costs and public health.
The aim of this webinar is to leave attendees with a solid understanding of the practical steps that need to be taken to “cure” loneliness on a large scale at both the societal and organizational levels.
The main topic addressed by each member of the committee is as follows:
Sharing as a key to improving mental health In his book “The Healing”, Dr. Insulate lack of participation as one of the biggest mental health care problems. Can this trend be reversed on a large scale, and if so, how?
The importance of increasing health days and community resources Humana’s Bold Goal initiative was a pioneer in addressing the impact of loneliness and other social determinants of health. Jennifer SpearHumana, will discuss the Bold Goal Initiative and Humana’s approach to addressing social needs related to health, and present highlights from Humana’s recent experience with Health and unhappyand other new initiatives to raise awareness and address loneliness and social isolation.
The four provisions for dealing with loneliness Professor Russell will share his research on judgments of processing loneliness, including key validated measures of loneliness, such as University of California-3, which was co-developed by Professor Russell.
“We are pleased that leaders of this caliber, working to improve mental health care delivery, have agreed to come together to share their thoughts on how to treat the loneliness epidemic at scale. It is Wisdo Health’s view that it is time to consider whether the loneliness epidemic can Treat it on a large scale, rather than just trying to slow its spread.” Boaz Gaonfounder and CEO of Wisdo Health.
“Cure loneliness—and the financial costs it incurs—at scale is an ambitious goal, but it is also the only threshold, we think, that can lead us all to think more structurally about how best to prevent our continuing slide into separatism, tribalism, and disease before it is too late.”
The webinar is free and open to all healthcare leaders and corporate executives interested in providing effective support to their employees.
Recordings are still available on event page.
Working with leaders in healthcare to address the impact of loneliness and social isolation, Wisdo is a research-proven, clinical social health referral platform that creates customized, scalable peer-to-peer networks to dramatically improve health and lower medical costs for each member.
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