WHAT IS SOCIAL ISOLATION
The public discourse around social isolation can be a little unclear when it comes to defining what social isolation is. How do we define social isolation today?
WHY FOCUS ON THE MILITARY?
Much of the discussion around social isolation focuses on older adults, children and teens. With suicide rates of active duty military members at their highest since 9/11 and civilian spouse and children’s suicide still uncounted, it’s time to take a closer look at how social isolation is really impacting this community.
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Introducing the SO Not Alone Podcast: Episode 0
This episode is a brief introduction to the SO Not Alone podcast, its purpose of exploring public discourse around the social work grand challenge of eradicating social isolation, and it[…]Read more
Why Social Isolation and the Military?
I’m Jamie Muskopf, a doctor of social work student, and as a military spouse of 9 years, I’m fighting to end social isolation in our military community. If during our[…]Read more
Social Isolation and the Military Community
Many discussions around social isolation in the military community place a heavy emphasis on veterans, children, spouses, and depression. In a 2016 article entitled “Depression and Military Families”, the author[…]Read more
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