Hi everyone, i am new here so thought i'd start with...i am 41, a single mother with 2 children aged 18 & 9. My nephew, my sister's (aka my best friend) son who turned 19 last week, was diagnosed with ALL in april of this year. As we live in a small country town in NSW, they (my sister, my nephew & his brother)had to relocate to Sydney while he underwent 6 rounds of chemo. They returned home, for the first time since April, last week. My nephew, who is in remission, is unable to cope with his illness & the future & 2 days ago started drinking & has not stopped!! Please, if anyone can offer me some support/advice on how to deal with this, i would be extremely grateful. I just don't know how to help him...PLEASE help
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.