Psychological and Social Support Program
About the Program
The patients’ discovery of suffering from Cancer leads them to slide into a psychological crisis that poses a greater risk than the disease itself, as they, in this case, in dire need to provide them with a helping hand to get rid of the bad mental state at this critical stage.
Therefore, the Society has provided qualified specialists with expertise in this field, to help them overcome this critical stage, where psychological support to avoid the effects and side effects of chemotherapy and radiation by means of psychotherapy sessions and relaxation mechanisms, which helps the patient to control the pain or depression or sleep disorders.
Psychological support is not limited to the patients only, but also extends to their families.
Services Provided in the program
- Help the patient to accept the diagnosis of his condition.
- Improve the patients’ mental and psychological condition.
- Enhance the patients’ mental and psychological abilities.
- Instructing patients’ how to change attitudes and behavior.
- Eliminate psychological problems related to disease, such as pain, depression, disorders and fear.
The Palestinian Society for Cancer Care holds a periodic meeting for Cancer ladies, which includes recreational activities, counseling, hospitality, celebration, and advices from social services specialists "Samah Saidm".
The Palestinian Society for Cancer Care organized a recreational activity for Cancer fighter. The activity targeted Cancer patients and their families, to discharge themselves through recreational activities. The activity included the formation of mud motifs, and...
Within the psychological and social support services provided by the Society, the Palestinian Society for the Care of Cancer Patients held a recreational trip for cancer patients in Sharm Park The journey included many different passages, such as cultural...