Emotional & Psychosocial Support

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre - Jockey Club Emotional & Psychosocial Support Programme

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Individual / Family Support

Visitors may drop in or make an appointment to see one of our professional staff (clinical psychologists, oncology nurses, or social workers) to get support and learn strategies for dealing with a diagnosis of cancer and its consequences.

Support Groups for People with Cancer / Carers

Many people are greatly relieved to realise that there are others in the same boat with whom they can share their experiences on a regular basis. With the support and encouragement of our professional staff and of each other, group members learn to develop strategies for coping with their practical and emotional concerns. Support groups at Maggie's include but are not limited to:

  1. Generic Support Group
  2. Young Women's Support Group
  3. Working Women's Support Group
  4. Men's Support Group
  5. Family Support Group
  6. Breast Cancer Support Group
  7. Colorectal Cancer Support Group
  8. Gynaecology Cancer Support Group
  9. Lung Cancer Support Group
  10. Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

Psycho-educational Courses and Workshops

Courses include Stress Management, Mindfulness, Dealing with Fear of Recurrence, Sleep Difficulties, Pain Management, Positive Psychology, Effective Communication, Employment, Healthy Lifestyle, and Reconciliation. Other courses are designed to meet particular needs of individuals.