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Coping with Anxiety and Depression

A mix of emotions, such as feeling anxious or depressed, can affect you when diagnosed with cancer or following your cancer treatment. Here are some helpful resources to enable you to deal with these, build a stronger mind, and embrace your ‘new normal’.

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National Cancer Institute

'A New Normal': Top-line advice for adjusting to ‘life after cancer’ including coping with fear and healthy living. Linked in with information for patients still being treated.

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Macmillan

Coping with Depression: Support for those who feel they may be depressed, advice of who to speak to and how to manage depression.

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Macmillan

Mindfulness: Feelings after cancer treatment incl. spirituality, anger, confidence, isolation.

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Macmillan

Worry: Advice for those worrying about cancer coming back incl. situational worry, support and relief.

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Breast Cancer Care

Managing stress and anxiety: Some tips that may help you cope better.

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Breast Cancer Care

Depression: How to recognise depression and support available.

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Mental Health in Manchester

Resources about mental health and mental health problems and advice about where to go for help if you’re worried about yourself or someone else. 

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Self Help Services (Greater Manchester)

Self Help is a user-led mental health charity based in the North of England. Provides a range of support including groups, peer support, eTherapy and talking therapies.

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Breast Cancer Care

Coping emotionally - Information describing some of the emotional effects of breast cancer, and where you can find help and support if you need to.

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