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Emotional support

Looking after someone with a disability, long-term illness or addiction can affect many areas of your life, and you may be experiencing a mix of emotions.

Sometimes it can feel relentless, like there's no time to stop and take care of yourself. We're here to help you with the emotional impact of caring.

How we can help

  • You have the space to talk and offload by contacting our Freephone Support Line
  • Access information and help to manage your caring role from our Coping with Caring course
  • Support your mental health by taking a break from your responsibilities at one of our wellbeing activities 
  • Connect with others in a similar situation and gain peer support by joining a Carer Café
  • We can also put you in touch with other local organisations that may provide other services to support you like counselling and befriending through our Freephone Support Line

Top tips from our community

It can be difficult to prioritise your own health and wellbeing, when looking after someone else.

Our supportive community have shared tips and helpful advice on a range of topics to help others caring for their friends and family. 

Need to talk?

You are not alone, we're here to listen. Contact our Freephone Support Line for emotional support and practical advice on 0800 0388 885 or (Mon - Fri, 9am - 1pm).

Support your wellbeing

Access a range of free activities to take a break from your caring role, you'll also meet others that understand the pressures you may be facing. 

Need to talk? Call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 0388 885 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 1pm)