October Premier: Let's Talk About Loneliness
Released October 2023! Loneliness is a universal human experience that transcends age, gender and social status, yet it often remains hidden behind a facade of normalcy. This talk aims to shine a light on this prevalent issue and provide practical strategies for recognizing and combating loneliness within our communities. By understanding loneliness, we can better grasp the emotional and psychological impact that loneliness can have on individuals and the broader community.
We will delve into effective strategies to collectively address loneliness. Attendees will leave with tangible ideas for creating an environment where loneliness is acknowledged and tackled head-on.
- Gain exposure to research on loneliness and access to evidence-based screening tools.
- Identify interventions to treat loneliness and learn about the Colorado Loneliness Project.
- Discover how parks and recreation can partner with healthcare organizations to address loneliness.
This talk is available for 1 year from release date!
Chief Education Officer at Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club
Stacey Halvorsen has a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington with emphasis on non profit management, education policy, and environmental and multicultural education. She has been managing programs, facilitating community partnerships, developing curriculum, and teaching outdoor and environmental education for over 17 years in Colorado and the Northwest. She is currently the Chief Education Officer at Colorado Mountain Club and the Vice President and Co-Founder of the Colorado Center for Primary Care Innovation. As an ACE-Certified Health Coach for over 7 years, Stacey is a Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and is passionate about employee wellness.
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