DEFINITION OF SOCIAL WELLNESS
A socially well person contributes to one's human and physical environment for the common welfare of one's community. He/she takes an active role in promoting a healthy living environment, encourages effective communication among community members, and seeks to preserve the beauty and balance of nature. A person experiencing social wellness is living in harmony with his/her fellow human beings, seeking positive, interdependent relationships with others, and developing healthy sexual behaviors. A socially well person works for mutual respect and cooperation among the individuals within a community.