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PSA: if you see someone on the street struggling to stay upright or conscious, it only takes a few minutes to check in on them. sometimes all someone needs is to be allowed to sit down, and sitting with someone looks less suspicious than sitting down alone.
if you’re able, it cost u pennies to fill a container with water and share a cooling/hydrating/nourishing snack (i chose ensure).
the chances of them being aggressive are basically zero, and your help may be what lets them live thru the day.

@Moss I should get some ensure for my little library... I wonder how heat stable it is.

@jonbro they don’t refrigerate it in the grocery store so the odds are in your favor

@Moss @jonbro it used dairy products but it's pastureized to absolute fuck IIRC so should be pretty stable in most conditions. They suggest serving it cold and from personal experience they're not good warm but they are calories regardless

@Moss if they're struggling to stay upright/conscious I REALLY wouldn't be worried about agression.

@dhfir exactly. and as long as you’re wearing a mask they pose basically no danger to you.
i just put that there because it’s the only thing i can think of that people would think to avoid interacting with someone in need? i don’t really get it and maybe i’m wrong

@Moss honestly the Idea of walking up and talking to a stranger under any circumstances is just... [discomfort]

@dhfir yeah thats fair, i’m able to get past that by having an item to bring them when i do approach them

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