Intended for people with cancer and their loved ones, this webinar will share ways to navigate and manage the added sense of isolation, stress and uncertainty in the context of cancer, and COVID-19.
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Resources from the Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is continuing to provide programs for people with cancer and caregivers that can be helpful if you are staying close to home or dealing with feelings of anxiety or isolation.
• For more information about coping with cancer, visit the coping with anxiety and stress page at cancer.ca.
• Cancer Information Service is our national, toll-free helpline for people with cancer, caregivers, families and friends, the general public and healthcare professionals. Contact us or call us at 1-888-939-3333 (TTY 1-866-786-3934).
• Extensive expert information is available on our website about cancer and COVID-19. www.cancer.ca
• Download the booklet Coping when you have cancer
is our online community where people with cancer and their loved ones can share their experiences and build supportive relationships.
• Peer Match
is our phone-based support system that connects people living with cancer and their caregivers with trained volunteers who offer encouragement and share ideas for coping from the unique perspective of their own cancer journeys.
• Smokers' Helpline
is available to help you or a loved one quit smoking.
If you need help immediately, please contact:
• Crisis Services Canada, 1-833-456-4566 | www.crisisservicescanada.ca
• Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868 | https://kidshelpphone.ca
• If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.