Getting Support

Having a chronic illness can be really hard but remember there are lots of places where you can get support from. Getting support is not a weakness, we all need help and support to cope.

Some places you can get support from are:
  • Your family
  • Your friends
  • Your doctor or nurse
  • Your Hospital
  • School counselor
  • School nurse
  • Support groups (ask your hospital or doctor to find one for you)
  • Counselor
  • Local help line (ask your doctor)
  • Local charities like The Starlight Childrens Foundation (ask your doctor or hospital)
  • Some websites (see links)