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Emotional & Social Support


  1. A Good Support System Is Important (02:04)
    Learn how to connect with family, friends, and others for support with health issues.
  2. Cancer: Adjusting Over Time (02:39)
    Learn to check in with yourself and to be aware of your feelings when you have cancer.
  3. Cancer: Dealing With Stress (02:47)
    Learn ways to cope with the stress of having cancer.
  4. Cancer: Finding Your Strength (02:30)
    Learn ways to cope with your feelings when dealing with cancer.
  5. Cancer: Understanding Your Feelings (02:53)
    Learn about the range of emotions you may experience when you have cancer.
  6. Cancer: When You First Find Out (02:16)
    Learn to cope with your feelings after finding out you have cancer.
  7. Depression: Social Support and Recovery (02:44)
    See how family and friends helped three people cope with depression.
  8. Diabetes: How Others Stay Motivated (02:50)
    Hear how other people stay motivated to manage their diabetes.
  1. Getting Help When You Leave the Hospital (01:52)
    Learn why making a plan for getting help when you leave the hospital will help you heal.
  2. Heart Failure: How Support Can Help (01:23)
    Learn how to reach out to friends and loved ones for support.
  3. Quit Smoking: How to Tell Your Friends (04:47)
    Practice talking to your smoking friends about your decision to quit.
  4. Quit Smoking: Keep Your Social Life (02:35)
    Hear how four people kept their friends and sense of self when they quit smoking.
  5. Stories From People Recovering From Depression (02:06)
    You can make it through your depression. Hear from people who have recovered from depression.
  6. Stories From People With New Depression (01:29)
    You are not alone in feeling down. Hear from others who have depression.

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