Combatting Isolation and Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing and Self-Imposed Quarantines – by Tom Petrizzo, CEO, Tri-County Mental Health Services

“Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” ― Honoré de Balzac A colleague of mine said recently “technology is the great false god of connectedness.”  We are learning now that even with smart phones and tablets, we are more isolated than ever before.  And loneliness is on the rise contributing [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Physical health, mental health… but what about your digital health?

Last year, CBS’s 60 Minutes spotlighted a growing problem among all of us. How much time we spend staring at screens – phones, computers, TVs, tablets, etc. Here at Tri-County Mental Health, our staff and consumers face the same challenges. But the question is: Can this be categorized as a true addiction or simply an [...]

February 8th, 2019|