- Lung Cancer Basics
While peer support can be helpful, sometimes it’s not enough. A professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, counselor, therapist) may be better suited to talk about your feelings and reactions to the diagnosis and help you feel better. Finding help through counseling isn’t a sign of weakness, it is a sign of strength. Here are some ideas to find the help you need.
In-person Counseling – If possible, find a professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, counselor, therapist) who understands the emotional side of cancer. Here are some places to start.
Telephone Counseling – If you cannot find in-person, professional support near you, here are some ways to connect to telephone-based support.