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The following are a series of articles and videos that will help those who are facing unemployment to better understand their feelings of isolation and the importance of staying connected during their transition and beyond. If you have suggestions on other content that you think others would benefit from, please feel free to reach out to us at

Understanding social isolation, disconnection and loneliness for those who are unemployed

  • Does unemployment lead to greater levels of loneliness? A systematic review (N.MorrishA.Medina-Lara – Science Direct) – link
  • Unemployment, Mental Health and Substance Use – (CMHABC) –link

Helpful suggestions

  • Understand that you are more than your career (link)
  • Spend time with family and friends (link)
  • “Change the channel” when you’re ruminating (link)
  • Look for jobs in different places – hit up a library, local coffee shop or brainstorm with a mentor (link)