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6 Ways To Find Support When Dealing With Cancer

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer can be devastating news for a patient and their family. Lots of thoughts can be scrambling through a person's mind such as "Why me?" , "How did this happen?" or "Am I going to die?". Patients will be consumed with thoughts about their prognosis, type of treatments to expect, how this will effect their work and family life, sharing news with others, and overall their physical health. This type of pressure and uncertainty can be mentally draining and lead to potential depression and anxiety. 

Some people when diagnosed with cancer can feel very alone and vulnerable. However,it does not have to be that way. There are people and resources who are dedicated and available to provide the emotional, spiritual, financial, and medical support for someone who dealing with cancer.

Emotional Support:

Professional Support

Online support

Work Support

Spiritual Support

Mental Health Support

If you have legal or financial concerns you can always tap into network for referrals to find the best experts to answer your questions and provide the support you need.

We at Genesis Psychiatric Solutions are here to serve you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (703) 955-0915 or email at info@gpsmindset.com.  

You can follow us on Facebook,Instagram, and Twitter @GPSMINDSET. 

 

 

 

 

Author
Dr. Ifeanyi Olele Ifeanyi Olele, DO, MBA, MS, is a board-certified psychiatrist who sees adolescent and adult patients in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area at Genesis Psychiatric Solutions. Dr. Olele is a dedicated psychiatrist in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma-related stress disorders, and attention deficit disorders. Dr. Ifeanyi Olele is one of the few psychiatrists who utilizes psychotherapy (talk therapy) as part of his treatment plan.

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