Ever wanted to hear from people with the same health condition as you? There’s a website for that
Experiencing poor physical and mental health can be lonely. You may feel that no one understands what you’re going through, or that you’d like to have access to people with first-hand experience of your problems. Luckily, Health Talk is on hand.
Charity website Health Talk shares videos of people talking about their experiences of living with a range of different conditions. Hearing and reading about how other people have coped in the same situation as you may well help you on your own health journey. At the very least, it will show you that you’re not alone.
Health Talk provides supportive information for over 100 conditions and situations, including:
- Eating disorders
- Bereavement and grieving
- Life-changing injuries
The website also provides advice on such things as:
- Decisions about treatment
- Talking to people you love about your health
- Managing work and education
Your ill health doesn’t mean you have to suffer alone. There is a community of people who’ve gone through the same things you’re experiencing, and their stories might just help you get control of your own health.
Check out people’s stories of depression in the video below.