i. Shift focus to what you can control;
ii. Acknowledge that there may be no ‘right’ answer, but only what is best for your family; and
iii. Practise self-compassion and kindness to others.
Support is available for any person or family experiencing COVID-related distress. See:
- Beyond Blue’s Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing support service: 1800 512 348
- Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800
For other cancer-related support resources, check out the BSU’s ‘Useful links’
The full ABC article is available here