Dealing with an illness

People dealing an with illness face many challenges. There is often uncertainty surrounding the illness itself, with the future looking unclear and the worry of the impact on family and friends. We have some resources available to help you cope.

  • The reality of living with dementia

    Dealing with dementia

    Living with dementia or supporting someone with dementia requires a level of understanding we may not be used to. Hearing about other people's experiences and coping strategies, can often help.

  • Ways to support loved ones with cancer

    Coping with cancer

    Coping with cancer can be difficult, but there is help and support available from a wide variety of sources, from both a practical and emotional point of view.

  • 3rd Level nav -Heart Conditions

    Dealing with heart conditions

    Heart conditions are common in the UK and being diagnosed with such a condition can be life-changing. Understanding your diagnosis or knowing how it might affect someone you know can be useful, and help alleviate any worries you may have, as can understanding what support is available.

  • 3rd Level nav-Other Conditions

    Other conditions

    We have a growing range of resources available to help you learn more about other health conditions that can affect us and our loved ones.

Create your personalised toolkit

Personalise your experience by telling us what interests you. Simply select from the list of subjects available.

Change your mind? You can easily update your preferences at any time. Don’t worry your information is kept safe and confidential at all times.

Create your personalised toolkit

Here are some of the subjects we cover:

  • Managing stress
  • Giving up smoking
  • Core skills to help you at work
  • CV and interview support
  • Redundancy
  • Apprenticeships

Want to talk to someone?

Call our confidential freephone helpline and speak to one of our helpline advisors.
Whether you find yourself...

  • Dealing with loss or bereavement
  • In fear of losing your job
  • Struggling to cope financially

...we are here to listen and provide you with the right level of support.

Confidential freephone helpline

Confidential freephone helpline

Freephone 0808 801 0808

International +44 845 766 0113*

ROI 1800 911 810

Text 88010*

*Network charges may apply, check with your provider.