Chipping away at the ‘epidemic of loneliness,’ one new friendship at a time

A growing body of research shows loneliness has profound implications for physical and mental health. Some organizations in Massachusetts are trying to help people connect to lessen those affects.

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​A growing body of research shows loneliness has profound implications for physical and mental health. Some organizations in Massachusetts are trying to help people connect to lessen those affects.