The impact cancer has on mental health

Highlighted
Frequent Visitor

The impact cancer has on mental health

Hello, my name is Mel. 

 

My dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer and i know i personally struggled with mental health as a result. I'm also a university student, studying Social Design where the aim is to create change. My aim is to increase awareness of the mental health of those impacted by all kinds of cancers and hopefully encourage people  start a conversation about it. 

 

For anyone who would like to support me in this project, I do have a few questions to give me some insight on the issue. 

 

1. How has cancer and mental health impacted you or someone you know?

2. Was any support available to you during or after that difficult time?

3. What barriers do you think prevent people from accessing help?

4. What people or places helped you most during that time ?

 

Thank you in advance for your love and support. 

Post new topic
Talk to a health professional
Cancer Council support and information 13 11 20Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Cancer Information and Support

Online resources and support

Access information about support services, online resources and a range of other materials.

Caring for someone with cancer?

Find out what resources and support services are available to assist you.