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Social Isolation and Anxiety
Blogs

Social Isolation and Anxiety: What’s the Connection?

Social isolation is a serious condition that causes a range of negative impacts on health and well-being. For example, studies have found that being isolated from others is comparable to smoking 20 cigarettes a day. However, it also impacts our mental and behavioral health. Specifically,

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U.S. Military Veterans
Blogs

Webinar Recap: Strengthening Social Connectedness Among Veterans

On May 25th, 2022, our Strengthening Social Connectedness Among Veterans webinar went live. Social connectedness plays an important role in the health and well-being of Veterans. From physical health and wellness to mental health issues like depression, PTSD or suicide, providing strong social support is

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Laura Johnson
Blogs

Say Hello to Our New Network Research Scientist, Laura Johnson!

We’re excited to welcome our new Network Research Scientist, Laura Johnson, to Visible Network Labs! Laura will be supporting our Data Science Team, and contributing to the development of PARTNERme, our person-centered social connectedness screening and referral tool. Laura is currently pursuing a PhD in

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Seven Books on Social Connection
Blogs

Seven Books on Social Connection

Humans are intrinsically social; Social connection builds trust, it dictates where we go, who we talk to, and our interactions strongly affect our mental state. Connections and the networks have been essential to survival and happiness from the beginning of human existence. As technology, entertainment,

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Spotlight & Webinar Recap
Blogs

Spotlight & Webinar Recap: Our Social Support Fellowship

On March 30th, 2022, our Understanding Social Connectedness Among Young Adults webinar went live. In addition to our founder and CEO, Dr. Danielle Varda and our Network Data Scientist, Dr. Rose Y. Hardy, we were fortunate to be joined by our three outstanding Social Support

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Brandon Davis
Blogs

Help Us Welcome Our New Product Owner, Brandon Davis!

We’re excited to announce the newest edition to our growing team, Brandon Davis! Brandon is our Product Owner, and he brings a background in development and product ownership to his role. He’ll be working to support our Product and Tech teams, and we’re happy to

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