|Positive relationships with others are a significant contributor to positive mental health. Maintaining positive relationships with others provides a degree of protection in difficult circumstances. Friends provide added security to try something new and solve difficult problems. More importantly, they are vital to the process of having fun. Friends can share high points and they provide support in difficult times. Strong friendships, regardless of the quantity, are a contributor to building resilience amongst both the young and old.
Keeping Friends is based on the concept friendship skills can be learned in a mutually supportive environment. This module develops the skills and attitudes necessary to maintain friendships and interact with others positively.
Keeping Friends focuses on:
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