Mental Wellness

Facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer, undergoing treatment and living life after cancer treatment can be overwhelming, not only for the man undergoing prostate cancer, but for his circle of care as well. This section of our website brings together information from the experts, articles on mental wellness and links to some great resources.

Hear from the experts in the field about living well with prostate cancer in these Expert Angle Webinars:


 

February 28, 2017

In this presentation, we will review the unique challenges and stressors facing those diagnosed with prostate cancer then look at how you can empower yourself on every level to maximize recovery, healing, wellbeing and longevity. Techniques and practices derived from Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction as well as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Training will be taught as something you can do daily to make a real difference in promoting healing and wellbeing.

 

 

Mindfulness and Cancer: What is it and how can it help me?

April 19, 2016

Overview:
• Mindfulness is defined as present-moment nonjudgmental awareness of current experience
• Training in mindfulness meditation as a way to cultivate mindfulness in daily life has become increasingly popular for both the general public and for people coping with cancer


 

A Brief Therapy to Support Individuals with Advanced Disease with Dr. Sara Hales

July 29, 2014

During this webinar, Dr. Sarah Hales will discuss ways to manage the emotional distress caused by advanced cancer so you can live meaningfully. This presentation will cover issues including managing symptoms and communicating with your health care providers, managing changes to yourself and your relationships with others, spiritual well-being and maintaining a sense of purpose and preparing for the future.





 








Some men find it helpful to connect with others who have had a similar experience. Learn more about the Prostate Cancer Canada Network of support groups across the country here.









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