Learn more about social support. Social support is the support you receive from other people like families and friends. It can be informal, like sharing experiences with a friend, or formal, like meeting others with similar experiences in a support group. Social support has a huge impact on our health and well-being and is a key factor in dealing with mental health problems.
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You’ll find tips and resources to help you identify important support networks in your life, broaden your social networks and build stronger support relationships.
<b>Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division</b>: Visit <a href="http://www.cmha.bc.ca">www.cmha.bc.ca</a> for information and resources to help you manage your mental health and support your wellness goals. You can also reach CMHA BC by phone at 1-800-555-8222 (toll-free in BC) or 604-688-3234 (in the Lower Mainland). CMHA branches are located across the province. Connect with CMHA BC to find your local branch.