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Are you struggling to cope with a physical illness? Contact a helpline in Midlothian, Scotland for support.

Everything changes when you’re diagnosed with a serious, chronic or life-threatening physical illness. Coping with your new reality can be challenging, especially when you feel isolated or alone. You are valued. There are 1 helplines in Midlothian, Scotland where you can confide in volunteers or counselors for support when you feel:

  • Like a burden to friends or family, and no longer a valuable member of society.
  • Grief about the health, mobility, social life and peace of mind that you have lost.
  • Afraid about the uncertainty of life and the pain you may feel from your symptoms.
  • Fear that you'll be defined by your medical condition, instead of who you really are.
  • Worry that you are a burden and no longer as active or capable as before.
  • That your medical condition is having a negative impact on your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Denial, reluctance or an inability to accept your diagnosis or medical condition.
  • Isolated from friends and family due to the physical and mental effects of your condition.

Physical illness can disrupt your sleep patterns, family life, social life, work life, and your ability to function as normal. Medication, pain and exhaustion can make it difficult to think straight or process your feelings. A bad diagnosis can feel devastating.

Physical illness can bring emotional challenges that are hard to face without proper support. In Midlothian, Scotland, you can contact a helpline to speak with a counselor or volunteer who cares and understands how physical illness can impact on mental health. Asking for help does not mean that you're weak – it simply shows that you are human.


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