Long Term Conditions and your Wellbeing

Physical and mental health go hand in hand. Know where to get support if you or a loved one is living with a long-term health condition

A long-term health condition can impact your mental health as well as your physical health. Pain and sickness can restrict your ability to do the things you enjoy and can mean you lose out on certain opportunities. It’s not unusual to experience low moods if you are living with a long-term health condition or caring for someone who is.

Below you’ll find links to information, advice and research explaining how certain conditions affect your mental and emotional wellbeing. Linking in with a support service or peer group who shares your experience can help you understand how you’re feeling and when you should ask for help.