Supporting the

Neuroendocrine Cancer Community

Living with neuroendocrine cancer can be incredibly challenging, not only physically but also mentally and emotionally. This disease can affect not only the patients but also their families and caregivers. Feelings of anxiety, depression, fear, and uncertainty are common. It’s important to acknowledge these emotions and seek support to manage them effectively. At Neuroendocrine Cancer UK, we are committed to providing comprehensive mental health support to help you navigate through these difficult times.

Support for You

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Mental Health Support for Patients
Living with neuroendocrine cancer can be overwhelming. Our mental health support services are designed to help patients cope with their diagnosis, manage stress, and improve their overall well-being.

Mental Health Support for Caregivers
Caring for someone with neuroendocrine cancer can be emotionally taxing. We offer dedicated support to caregivers through our Family & Friends Facebook and Natter Support Groups.

Counselling
Our counselling services provide a safe and confidential space for patients and caregivers to express their feelings, explore coping strategies, and receive emotional support from trained counsellors. Our psychotherapy services can be accessed through our support services.

Due to current demand & capacity issues, NEW referrals to our Counselling Service are currently suspended (for 4-6weeks). If you have any concerns or questions about Counselling & Support – please contact our Support Team. 17/07/2024.

Rareminds Wellbeing Hub
The Rareminds Wellbeing Hub supports those dealing with the emotional challenges of rare conditions, including neuroendocrine cancer. Access resources to help manage stress, uncertainty, and difficult feelings here.

Group Therapy Programmes
Our interactive programmes provide a confidential and supportive space for individuals facing similar challenges to connect, explore coping strategies, and promote self-care. Led by trained counsellors from our charity partners and RareMinds.

Upcoming Event: Newly Diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Cancer
THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2024
7:30PM – 9:00PM, RUNNING FOR 8 WEEKS

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Other Support Available
There is a range of external mental health support websites offering helplines, educational materials, and online resources. Our goal is to ensure you have access to the support you need, when you need it.

If you are thinking of ending your own life, or worried that someone else might be, please let someone know. This could be a friend or family member, your GP, hospital nurse or doctor, or your local A&E. 

The Samaritans provide an excellent listening service for anyone in crisis, suicidal, or feeling very alone: Call 116 123.

Or text SHOUT to 85258  – SHOUT is a 24/7 UK crisis text service available for times when people feel they need immediate support.

Videos, Podcasts and Stories

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Podcasts
Our podcasts provide valuable mental health support, offering advice and coping strategies from experts and those affected by neuroendocrine cancer.

Videos
Our ‘Neuroendocrine Cancer, Anxiety & Mental Health’ playlist on YouTube feature insightful content and practical tips from professionals.

Stories
Read personal stories and experiences shared by individuals navigating similar challenges, fostering a sense of community and understanding.

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