The Loneliness Epidemic - MedCircle

Dr. Sue Varma

The Loneliness Epidemic

4 Sessions

A study published by the global health service company Cigna, found that 46% of U.S. adults report sometimes or always feeling lonely and 47% report feeling left out. Cigna calls those "epidemic levels."

$40

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$10 / month ($120 paid annually)

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4 Sessions

A study published by the global health service company Cigna, found that 46% of U.S. adults report sometimes or always feeling lonely and 47% report feeling left out. Cigna calls those "epidemic levels."

$40

OR

$10 / month ($120 paid annually)

  • Plus a new series every week
  • Dial into weekly Ask the Doctor calls

About the Series

We live in a world more connected than ever, yet, we're lonelier than ever. When does loneliness become a mental health crisis, and why is it so pervasive today? Dr. Sue Varma is a renowned expert on the mental health implications of loneliness.

In this series, Dr. Varma shares surprising insights on the impact of loneliness, what truly triggers it in the first place, how compassion for others can combat loneliness, and much more.

“Loneliness is now being called a public health epidemic. It’s not just affecting an individual, it’s affecting a whole society. We’re finding that the subjective feeling of loneliness is equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes per day in the way that it affects our health.”

Dr. Sue Varma

Dr. Sue Varma

Who Is This Series For?

This series is for people who want to combat their own loneliness and implement stress management and coping tools to assist in living a fuller life.

This series also acts as a guide for supporters to help them help the ones they love through their bouts of severe loneliness.

Some of What You Will Learn

  • The shocking statistics and findings around loneliness today.

  • The tools and techniques to combat loneliness - in yourself or loved one.

  • How you can implement true compassion in your life.

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Session Overview

  • Session1

    How Compassion for Others Can Combat Loneliness

    Loneliness increases our risk of death by 30%. Here’s how compassion can help combat this public health epidemic, according to Dr. Sue Varma.

    5m
  • Session2

    The Surprising Statistics on Loneliness & Why It Exists

    Understanding why loneliness exists and how it affects is is critical to finding relief. In this session, Dr. Varma explains which demographics are most affected by loneliness and what people who are considered “least lonely” do to live their best life.

    6m
  • Session3

    How to Effectively Pull a Loved One Out of Loneliness

    There are tangible steps you can take to effectively help a loved one out of loneliness. In this session, Dr. Varma explains those steps.

    6m
  • Session4

    How We Can Solve the Loneliness Epidemic

    In our final session, Dr. Varma provides additional tips you can implement today to combat this true epidemic.

    6m

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