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Battling to cope with your diagnosis and symptoms? Reach out to a helpline for free support in West Lothian, Scotland

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 West Lothian, Scotland where you can confide in volunteers or counselors for support when you feel:

  • Stress about the financial burden that your illness will put on your family.
  • Self-hate over what you’ve become or what feel you must have done to deserve it.
  • Fear that you'll be defined by your medical condition, instead of who you really are.
  • Unsure how to process the reality of death or come to terms with your mortality.
  • Denial, reluctance or an inability to accept your diagnosis or medical condition.
  • Like a burden to friends or family, and no longer a valuable member of society.
  • Isolated from those who don’t comprehend your discomfort or the seriousness of your condition.
  • That you are struggling to cope with the unpredictable or disabling aspects of your illness.

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.

You have the potential to face physical illness with grace and resilience. To do so, you need to nurture your mental and emotional wellbeing. You can start by confiding in someone in West Lothian, Scotland who understands how deeply medical distress can affect your mental health. Reaching for support does not make you weak, helpless or incapable – it just means you’re human.


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