CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT​

CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT

Emotional Care

Emotional status is part of anyone overall health. When it is affected, it is hard to take of self physically, and psychologically.  We all need emotional care.

When do we search for emotional care or what is emotional distress?

When we feel overwhelmed, alone, depressed, anxious, poor self-care, going through changes in our life, grief, loss, diagnosed with a chronic disease or terminal illness or your love ones.

Who can help with emotional distress?

Counsellors, therapist, Psychologist and psychiatrist

Where can we receive emotional care?

Your family doctor can refer you to a health care provider that can help you or you can access the local resources available to provide support.

Ways to take care of yourself emotionally:

  • Know your emotions
  • Know when to ask for help
  • Practice relaxation methods
  • Life balance
  • Create a healthy support system