Receiving a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), or having a loved one receive a diagnosis, can be extremely overwhelming.
Talking to someone outside of your own family or circle of friends can sometimes help you cope with the different emotions that can come with a diagnosis.
We all cope differently and you may feel all sorts of emotions, or you may be aware that you are not your usual self.
Talking to someone outside of your own family or circle of friends can help you cope with these emotions.
We are currently reviewing our Counselling Service to improve this going forward. Therefore, on a temporary basis, we may only be able to arrange counselling for new service users by telephone or Skype at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and we aim to offer a refreshed face-to-face Counselling Service in due course.
If you need help urgently you can call the Samaritans on 116 123.
Vivian Laycock, whose husband, Michael Laycock, has MND
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