Dr. Vivek Murthy on the Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

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Course features
  • Self-paced & Interactive
  • Device Independent
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Videos
  • Knowledge Checks
  • 80 mins
Course overview
Dr. Vivek Murthy, the 19th surgeon general of the United States and author of Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, discusses the dangers of loneliness, and the power of social connection, to improve our lives and health.

He argues that loneliness is a contributor to or the root cause of many of the world’s most pressing health concerns. From alcohol and drug addiction to violence, depression, and anxiety, loneliness affects our health and hurts our performance at work or school.

So, what is loneliness? Why do we feel lonely? And what can you do to combat loneliness? In this course, you’ll learn the answers to these questions along with evidence-based tips for building a more connected life and world.

Course ID: ML_HW_019

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Certification included
On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, to showcase the skills gained through this course. 

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