Talk to a Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker
Colorado Cancer Counseling
If you are struggling to cope with or make sense of your cancer diagnosis, please contact Melanie at 720.984.1582 or firstname.lastname@example.org. It would be my honor to support you on your journey!
APOS (American Psychosocial Oncology Society) Helpline
This program can directly help cancer patients and their caregivers connect with mental health professionals and other support resources for the management of cancer-related distress.
The Be The Match Patient Support Center offers free counseling services. A licensed social worker can provide one-on-one counseling support to help patients, caregivers, family members, and survivors of transplant cope with the blood and marrow transplant (BMT) process.
CancerCare’s oncology social workers provide individual counseling, lead support groups, locate services that help with home care or transportation, and guide people through the process of applying for Social Security disability or other forms of assistance. Help is available face-to-face, online or on the telephone, free of charge.
Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Helpline’s licensed counselors provide guidance, resources and support to cancer patients or their loved ones with a variety of needs – from getting information about cancer, identifying a local support group or just finding someone who is willing to listen.
Individual Life Coaching Program for post-treatment breast cancer survivors
One-On-One Peer Support
Matches cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers to a ‘Mentor Angel” (a survivor or caregiver who is the same age, same gender, and who has beaten the same type of cancer.)
Be The Match Peer Connect Program
We’ll put you in touch with one of our trained volunteers – who are transplant recipients and caregivers – to listen, to answer your questions and share their own transplant experiences.
BMTinfonet Caring Connections Program
Request a connection with a survivor, family member or donor who can provide peer support to others facing a stem cell transplant.
Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)
First Connection is a peer-to-peer program that links newly diagnosed patients with trained volunteers who have experienced blood cancer firsthand and can understand a patient's experience. Trained volunteer survivors offer caring support and information by sharing their special perspective on the recovery process.
(Please Contact Me for a current list of Local Support Groups (Denver-Metro and Boulder)
Assists people dealing with cancer to create their own free website for communication, coordination of care (helping calendar), information, inspiration, and fundraising
A new online social network and registry for people living with or supporting someone with blood cancer. By seeking answers, sharing wisdom and driving change, we strive to improve the lives of patents and caregivers.
Support for Caregivers
Click Here for a list of resources for Caregiver Support.