Health & Illness Support

How a child's class can help a student sick with cancer

Tips for how a sick child's classroom can  helping and supporting a child who is in and out of the hospital with cancer

 

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Resources to talk to a child or teen about cancer

Looking for advice on how to talk with children about a friend or loved one diagnosed with Cancer?  In this article you will find tips, guides, and books on how to handle this complex and emotional topic.

 

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What to Bring a Friend with Bed Rest

A PSP member writes: “looking for ideas on what to bring to someone on bedrest (in this case at a hospital, but it could be any bedrest). If you were on bedrest, what were good things that folks brought you?”

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image: The Invalid by Louis Lang, in the Brooklyn Museum

 

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Helping a friend with postpartum depression: "How can I be a good friend?"

A PSP parent asked their group what they can do to help a friend with postpartum depression. Also known as PPD or postnatal depression, postpartum depression is a condition a parent may suffer from following childbirth. There is no single cause but it often results from a combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustment to parenthood and fatigue.

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