No One Is Lonely In This British Town

Not having a loved one or a person to keep you company can be just as debilitating for your health as obesity, smoking and drinking. One town in England is taking major steps to prevent loneliness as seen in this BBC World Hacks video. Stemming from one local doctor's idea to treat loneliness as a health problem with kindness and compassion, the town of Frome has everything from groups and different activities to over 500 community connectors who put people in touch with resources. We're taking inspiration from you Frome and hope to bring this kind of idea to America soon!