Only 16% of Albertans have a community support system. Often, its community members who are nearby when an emergency, disaster or unexpected situation occurs. When relationships are made before an emergency, it makes it easier for people to rely on one another for support when its needed most.
- Reach out to the network you built over the last few years and talk about how you can support one another
- Consider creating a shared text or email group for wellness checks
- Create a buddy system with someone close by so you can help one another out
- Attend local events to expand your network