If you're facing a major illness, chronic conditions, or grief, loss or a challenging life transition, you don't have to go it alone. Make connections and get help.
For millions of people, chronic illness and conditions are a part of day-to-day life. While some conditions or illnesses can be helped and managed through lifestyle changes and medication, research shows that depression rates are high among patients with chronic conditions and illness including: Diabetes, Cancer, Parkinson's, Multiple sclerosis, Arthritis, and Chronic Pain.
Although it's normal to experience chaos, fear and grief if you are struggling with a traumatic life altering disease or condition, here are a few strategies to help you cope with your condition: