Explore the latest research, news and developments in the world of wellness in this installment of the Well-Being Weekly. Get caught up on this week's biggest stories surrounding mental health and well-being in the healthcare industry, provided by Well-Being Index experts Patrick McNally and Sunny Prabhakar.
Actionable steps to reduce distress during COVID-19
The Well-Being Index recently hosted a Q&A webinar featuring Dr. Katie Sardone and the Sandy Scott Consulting Group focused on how to reduce distress and maximize well-being during COVID-19. Watch the free webinar recording here.
New insights on managing loneliness
As millions around the world practice social distancing to combat the spread of COVID-19, psychological distress from isolation and loneliness poses an increased threat to well-being. Check out the blog to learn more about the key risk factors associated with loneliness, the impact of loneliness on mental health and well-being, and strategies to combat the distress that can come with increased social isolation.
The importance of addressing mental health
In a recently published paper, a panel of 24 specialists called for increased funding to research the effect of COVID-19 on well-being, warning that the pandemic is likely to have a "profound and pervasive impact" on global mental health. Learn more about what the researchers say needs to be done to mitigate the distress.
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