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Working Age Adults

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Working age adults can often find themselves working long days and then rushing to get back home or signing off their computer at 5. However, studies have highlighted the importance of maintaining connection in those that work – both to increase workplace productivity and for overall mental health. Here are a series of articles, videos and other content that we have selected to highlight the ongoing struggle of social isolation, loneliness and disconnection experienced by working age adults. 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, loneliness and disconnection in Working Age Adults

  • Working from home can cause loneliness and depressive symptoms (link)
  • Burnout at work isn’t just about exhaustion. It’s also about loneliness (link)
  • Lonely levels can be highest amongst 20-year olds that are working (link)

Helpful suggestions

  • Facilitate and encourage employees to create connection in the workplace (link)
  • Celebrate collective success (link)
  • Consider and pursue a work-life balance (link)
  • Start with a simple ‘hi’ (link)