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In addition to seeing your doctors and taking your medications, living with chronic illness sometimes means accessing community resources to help manage other aspects of life. We are in the process of putting together some which might be useful to you and hope to have more posted soon!
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Chronic Illness Reading List
Bernhard, Toni - How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness: A Mindful Guide
Coakley, Rachael - When Your Child Hurts
Donoghue, Paul J. & Siegel, Mary E. - Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired
Fernando, Peter - Finding Freedom in Illness: A Guide to Cultivating Deep Well-Being through Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Greenberg, Tamara McClintock - When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness
Hughes, Daniel, Baylin, Johnathan, & Siegel, Daniel - Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment
Pollak, Susan - Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself
Siegel, Daniel - Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Scholarly Journal Articles
Center for Chronic Illness Resources
Past Health Education Event Handouts
Please note these handouts are merely notes from each presentation and not a set guide for how to manage these concerns. Please contact your healthcare team for guidance tailored to your situation.
Living with Chronic Illness: Coping Tools for Stress, Depression, and Anxiety - April 8, 2017 PDF
Working with Chronic Illness: Success When Facing Health Challenges in the World of Work - June 17, 2017 PDF