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How to support a loved one who lost their job due to COVID-19 this festive season

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Losing a job as a breadwinner is not easy  and having to face family and friends can be a challenge.
Losing a job as a breadwinner is not easy and having to face family and friends can be a challenge.
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Losing a job is devastating and can cause significant emotional distress. Trying to find a job during the festive season can be difficult as many companies close until the following year.

Family can also put pressure on the unemployed with their high expectations. During this time of the pandemic, it has never been more important to protect your mental health and to be supportive towards those who have been drastically affected.

As a family member with a sibling or loved one who has lost their job due to the pandemic, here is how you can offer your support. 

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