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Coping with Isolation and Loneliness
February 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pmAt No Cost
Nothing like a pandemic and living on a farm in rural Nova Scotia to challenge a society’s’ ability to feel socially connected. For many coping with isolation and social distancing can be trying as it is just something many of us have not had to do. It makes sense it is hard because a core pillar for mental health is social connections. Social connections are influenced by our ability to connect with others as well the quality of these connections at home, work and community. Isolation can be defined as barrier that has a negative impact on our ability to perceive we can be as socially connected with others as we want. There are many different potential kinds of barriers that can negatively impact how a person connects from financial, social isolation, psychological safety is but a few. In this webinar we will introduce some findings from research around perceived isolation barriers.
In this presentation participants will learn about the key elements to coping with Isolation and Loneliness. This will include:
- Discuss the link between mental health and social connections
- Explore what perceived isolation is
- Review the link between isolation and loneliness
- Define what loneliness looks like
- Provide some tips for how to insulate from experience loneliness
This no cost Webinar is funded by the CAP COVID-19 Agriculture Response Program and is limited to 300 participants.