8999 is a free calling line for people who need support with HIV/AIDS, sexuality, Hep C, Drugs and STD
The news and reality of a physical illness can have a disruptive impact on your life. You may have trouble doing things that seemed effortless before. You may feel alone, burdensome, or isolated from your friends and family. In Mauritius there are 2 helplines you can contact for support whenever you feel:
The impacts of physical illness can extend beyond physical pain and disability. The emotions you feel from these sudden or ongoing changes to your normal way of life can be overwhelming, and you may need support. You likely need someone to confide, who can help you find your inner strength.
You have the potential to face the challenges of illness with resilience and grace – but you do need support. By reaching to a helpline in Mauritius, you can talk with counselor or volunteer who understands the unspoken, emotional effects of physical illness. Contacting a helpline doesn't mean you're weak – it simply shows that you are human.