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An 8-minute phone call.

We normally ignore articles with names like “The 7-Day Happiness Challenge.”

But this New York Times Day 2 headline caught our attention: “Try the 8-minute phone call.”

Such calls are exactly w hat Cville Village volunteers will offer when we are operational! Even though the Times article refers largely to calls between good friends, it cites this article in JAMA Network Psychiatry that supports the value of phone calls just from person to person.

So let’s get our Village going!