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Let’s discuss social support!
Social support is the help provided by family, friends, groups, or communities. This help can fulfill emotional, informational, or social needs. Social support can improve physical health, mental well-being and self-esteem.
Now let’s discuss the types of social support further:
1. Emotional Support: Help managing emotions, such as stress, anger, or depression, This support might include listening to problems and showing empathy.
2. Informational Support: Providing information that helps solve a problem or overcome a challenge. This might include advice or information about helpful resources.
3. Social Needs: Fulfillment of basic social needs, such as love, belonging and connectedness. This helps provide a feeling of security and contentment.