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Free emotional support hotlines for chronic and physical illness in Delaware

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Struggling to deal with the effects of physical illness? Get support from a hotline in Delaware, United States

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 Delaware, United States who you can confide in when you feel:

  • Grief about the health, mobility, social life and peace of mind that you have lost.
  • Self-hate over what you’ve become or what feel you must have done to deserve it.
  • Unsure how to process the reality of death or come to terms with your mortality.
  • Afraid of what the future holds, including the pain you may feel, disabilities or death.
  • Frustration and anger about the uncertainty and disabilities associated with your illness.
  • Loss of control and an intense feeling of helplessness in the face of your illness.
  • Worry that you are a burden and no longer as active or capable as before.
  • Shame and sadness about becoming a burden to others.

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 the challenges of illness with resilience and grace – but you do need support. By reaching to a helpline in Delaware, United States, 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.


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