We suffer when we are alone. This should not be a surprise, and therefore the health benefits of strong communities should not be a surprise either.

This article provides us with another reason for the work that we do here at Nordic Bildung: we consciously work to contribute to the community in and around Fremvirke and its (hopefully soon to be established) sister organizations.

The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community

Frome in Somerset has seen a dramatic fall in emergency hospital admissions since it began a collective project to combat isolation.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/21/town-cure-illness-community-frome-somerset-isolation