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Supporting family and friends

Whether you or a loved one is living with or beyond a brain tumour, it isn’t always easy to know how best to support the people around you. The following resources have been developed to help you look after the people you care about most after a brain tumour diagnosis.

Join our Online Support Community

Our private Online Support Communities on Facebook are a safe and secure space to connect with other people who are affected by brain tumours and share your experiences.

Supporting a loved one who has received a brain tumour diagnosis

Support for family and friends

Practical tips on how you can support your family and friends after they've received a brain tumour diagnosis.

How to help a loved one

Heartfelt advice from those who understand what life is like when a loved one is living with a brain tumour.

Finding the right words

A guide to knowing what to say and what not to say when a loved one has received a brain tumour diagnosis.

Supporting your loved ones and yourself when you’re living with a brain tumour

Telling your loved ones

Advice on how best to start talking with your family and friends about your brain tumour diagnosis.

Talking about your diagnosis

7 reasons why starting those important conversations early on, can make a significant difference to your well-being.

Coping with life after a diagnosis

Tips from our community about what to do when seems as if even your loved ones don't understand what you're going through.