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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.
Community Resources
<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.

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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