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Peninsula Family Service: Overcoming Loneliness with Care and Connections

Peninsula Family Service: Overcoming Loneliness with Care and Connections San Mateo, California: San Mateo County recently became the first county in the country to recognize loneliness as a public health emergency. The county Board of Supervisors voted on January 30, 2024, to approve a resolution introduced by Supervisor David Canepa declaring loneliness a health emergency. The Surgeon General released an advisory calling attention to the public health crisis of loneliness, isolation, and lack of connection…

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