It is European Public Health Week and today’s focus is staying together for mental health.
Dr Annette Burns is Public Health Interventions Officer for Loneliness at the Institute of Public Health. She is responsible for designing and conducting a programme of primary and secondary research around our understanding of loneliness in older adults, its predictors, impacts and potential interventions.
In this episode of Public Health Conversations, Annette offers some insights on loneliness from a global context, and also in Ireland and Northern Ireland. She also discusses loneliness and the impact of Covid-19.