Episode 26: Are You Lonely in a Crowded Room?
One truly is the loneliest number and somehow we can manage to be lonely even in a crowded room...
Loneliness leads to mental isolation --> and is a risk factor for suicide. Healthcare professionals are high risk for suicide.
So in honor of National Physician Suicide Awareness day and all those who have lost their lives..we are going to dive into the topic of loneliness and explore how we solve for this factor..
Because we CAN solve for it...
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The Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line service of 600+ volunteer psychiatrists to provide peer support for physician colleagues and American medical students. Call 1-888-409-0141 or visit www.physiciansupportline.com. National Suicide prevention line: 988