social support

social support
A network of family, friends, neighbors, and community members that is available in times of need to give psychological, physical, and financial help.

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  • Support group — In a support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually nonprofessional and nonmaterial, for a particular shared, usually burdensome, characteristic. The help may take the form of providing and evaluating relevant… …   Wikipedia

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