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Battling to cope with your diagnosis and symptoms? Reach out to a helpline for free support in Northwest Territories, Canada

A chronic, life-altering, or life-threatening diagnosis can come as a shock. The effects of physical illness may make it hard to maintain a positive mental, emotional and spiritual outlook. There are counselors and volunteers at 1 helplines in Northwest Territories, Canada who you can confide in when you feel:

  • Frustration and anger about the uncertainty and disabilities associated with your illness.
  • Cut off from your family and friends who cannot understand what you are going through.
  • Fear that you'll be defined by your medical condition, instead of who you really are.
  • Regret or shame about what you may have done to cause or deserve your illness.
  • Depression about the life you've lost, things you cannot do, and places you cannot go.
  • That you can no longer be a valuable member of your family or social group.
  • That you are struggling to cope with the unpredictable or disabling aspects of your illness.
  • Unable to cope mentally or emotionally with the pain and discomfort you feel.

Hospital visits, pain and disability can take an overwhelming toll on your emotions. Medication and prolonged periods of stress can make it hard to function and think clearly from day to day. You may feel isolated, burdensome and unable to cope.

Facing the challenges of physical illness requires strength that can sometimes only come through support. There are volunteers and counselors in Northwest Territories, Canada who are waiting to hear your concerns and help you find the emotional strength and resilience within you. Asking for help doesn't mean you're weak – it shows that you are human.


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