Combating Social Isolation and Loneliness
Catalogue Number: 600704
Producer: Human Relations Media
Subject: Guidance, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Media, Social Sciences
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2020
Running Time: 17:25
Closed Captions: Yes
When real life connections are lost to virtual connections, social isolation and loneliness can happen. This program looks at the reasons why so many young people feel that “no one really knows them well.” Experts weigh in on the true toll of social isolation and loneliness, including physical, emotional, and mental health issues. Teens and experts discuss specific steps teens can take to reconnect with others. The program ends with the young people profiled talking about how their experiences in combating loneliness improved their lives by building self-esteem, lowering rates of anxiety and depression, and creating a happier, more optimistic outlook.
Includes: Video, Resource Book, Student Handouts and Pre/Post tests in a PDF format.
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