As the world approaches a new year of social distancing and isolation due to COVID-19, public health experts are exploring the long-term mental and physical health consequences of loneliness, and offering strategies to help people stay more connected.
Mental health services should be part of universal health coverage, under which people receive all essential health services without being pushed into poverty.
Human-caused changes in the global environment, such as deforestation and air pollution, are increasingly threatening our own health and well-being, according to Harvard Chan School's Samuel Myers.
When coronavirus pandemic lockdowns forced widespread business disruptions, workers lost some of their sense of belonging and connection, according to Harvard Chan School's Eileen McNeely.
Even though more than 280,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, there hasn't yet been public acknowledgement of the losses, say experts.
For immediate release: December 4, 2020 Boston, MA – Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have an almost fourfold greater risk of early death from cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes, accidents, suicide, and other…
Jeremy Nobel, lecturer on global health and social medicine in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, wants to increase “loneliness literacy.”
Because the coronavirus pandemic affects nearly every aspect of our lives, it will have long-lasting impacts and could be particularly difficult for young people coming of age, according Harvard Chan School's Karestan Koenen.
A new series of four short animated films is aimed at helping children who have lived through forced labor, trafficking, and other forms of exploitation to take positive steps toward the future.
Eleven teams affiliated with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were selected for the Harvard Innovation Labs Fall 2020 i-lab Venture Program cohort.