Thank you for taking our survey and sharing your experiences to help others.
Your mental health matters!
Your survey input will help us to make a difference for people living with kidney disease.
Right now, we believe too many kidney patients don't get the mental health support they need. We want to change this. The findings from our mental health survey will inform our urgent work on these issues and help us to lobby government to make a change. We will have more information on the action we will be taking very soon.
Thank you once again. You are helping us to make a big difference.
Your voice matters.
Help is available
If you have been affected by any of the issues the survey has addressed, help is available to you.
If you are finding living with kidney disease is getting too much, please talk to someone. You are not alone – there are people who can help – perhaps those closest to you, your renal healthcare team, or charities who offer professional counselling support:
Kidney Care UK
Counselling and support service - available to all patients and their families. Call 01420 541424 to book an appointment with a renal counsellor.
National Kidney Federation
Free helpline. 5 days per week service to kidney patients, carers and healthcare professionals and renal units. Open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday on 0800 169 09 36
Info line - provides information on mental health problems, where to get help, treatment options and advocacy services. Open 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays) on 0300 123 3393
24/7 helpline for people who are lonely, desperate, or struggling turn to Samaritans in search of compassion and support. Call 116 123
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