There are several ways to get self help and psychological support. These approaches may be used to help people cope with stress, anxiety and difficult feelings.
You may find that it helps to talk openly and honestly with your family and friends. The healthcare professionals caring for you, who know your situation, can also be a good source of support. You can ask your doctor to put you in touch with the psychological support services at your hospital.
We have more information on the benefits of talking about your illness. Your relatives, friends and carers may find our information on how to talk to someone with cancer useful when they’re supporting you.