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Battling to come to grips with a physical illness? Get support from a free hotline in Kentucky, United States

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 Kentucky, United States there are 1 helplines you can contact for support whenever you feel:

  • That you are powerless, hopeless or burdensome.
  • Regret or shame about what you may have done to cause or deserve your illness.
  • Isolated from those who don’t comprehend your discomfort or the seriousness of your condition.
  • Anger and disbelief about your diagnosis, and constantly asking yourself, “why me?”
  • Worry that you are a burden and no longer as active or capable as before.
  • Worried about how you’ll look after your family when you are sick, you lose your job, or become disabled.
  • Cut off from your family and friends who cannot understand what you are going through.
  • Afraid about the uncertainty of life and the pain you may feel from your symptoms.

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.

No matter your diagnosis or medical outlook, you have the power to face the emotional challenges of physical illness with grace – but you do need support. Reaching out for help does not imply that you are weak or powerless – it simply indicates that you are human. Speak to a volunteer or counselor in Kentucky, United States who understands the unspoken effects of physical illness on mental health.


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