Kasley Killam, MPH
COMBATING LONELINESS THROUGH CONNECTION AND COMMUNITY
Tues, Feb 10; 7pm-8:15pm PT
Free for member school parents and for educators from member and non-member schools. Registration closes two hours before the start of this event or when maximum registration is reached.
Isolation and loneliness have become commonplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in fact, they’ve been widespread for years. And while we are used to thinking of health in two dimensions, the physical health of the body and the mental health of the mind, Kasley advocates we should include a third dimension of social health to include our relationships. In this talk, she will explore the science of how loneliness affects health and share practical tips for building supportive relationships and staying connected.
About Our Speaker
Kasley Killam, MPH, is an award-winning innovator and the founder of Social Health Labs, where she leads local, state, and national initiatives to address the loneliness epidemic and improve social well-being. Kasley holds a master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and serves on the Board of Directors of two non-profits. Her ideas have been featured in The New York Times and Scientific American. Based on her work of the past decade and scientific research, she believes we can all live healthier, happier, longer lives if we have fulfilling relationships and supportive communities.