Coping With Chronic Illness: 4 Reasons Mental Health Care Is Vital

If you have a chronic illness, you may dedicate most of your time and resources to your physical symptoms but neglect the psychological aspects of your illness. Making your mental health a priority can be equally as important as medical care to manage your illness. Working Through Grief The need for counseling and support throughout the grieving process is typically associated with the loss of a loved one, or to a lesser extent, the loss of a job or relationship.