Social Connection & Men's Health - The Other Basic Need

Updated: Mar 1, 2020

By: Logan Cohen, Professional Therapist & Online Life Coach

Western Medicine is slowly, but surely picking up on the fact that our social connection (coined “love and belonging needs” by Abraham Maslow) are essential to both our physical AND mental health. This article in the New York Times speaks to not only the importance of basic physical and mental self-care, but also how fundamental adequate Human connection to our fellow Man is SO essential to making it all come together. Here is just one example of the helpful information shared in the mass of scientific research accumulated around these topics:

“In a study of 7,000 men and women in Alameda County, Calif., begun in