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Supportive Relationships

Supportive Relationships

Safe, stable, nurturing relationships are vitally important for stress reduction. These relationships can improve mental, cognitive, cardiovascular, and immune health. 

Spend time with family. Connect with friends and coworkers.

  • Connect with supportive family, friends, and neighbors. 
    • Call or do a video chat. 
    • Send a text or picture. 
    • Write a postcard or send a care package. 
    • Take a walk together. 
    • Share a meal.
  • Get involved in your community. 
  • Explore ways to find support at work.


Source: California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief during COVID-19