Support Groups and Programmes
Adjustment to cancer commonly includes patient and families making changes to their lives, from lifestyle to interpersonal relationship issues, in order to manage the stress and cope with the diagnosis. Awareness through patient and caregiver education and the support through various coordination services help patients and their loved ones adjust to the changes in their treatment journey.
CanHOPE Support Groups and Programmes consist of organised programmes that bring together individuals led by either a professional or peer leader. Regardless of their structure most support group programmes share the same goals of promoting participant self-awareness, providing accurate and timely information, assisting in the discovery of problem solving strategies and fostering mutual support among group members.
Our programmes can be organised under three broad frameworks:
- Educational Talks
To find out more about the support programmes available, please go to our Events page