Family Assistance

This page is for family members and close friends, whom the patient trust, to help them cope with the psychology struggle of watching a loved one suffer from CTE, TBI, pain and mental health issues. It will contain useful information on the following subjects.

Witnessing the Pain

Offering the patient’s loved one someone to talk to

Creating a support system for the entire family

Coping with guilt, anxiety, frustration, and hopelessness

Coping with daily living and trying to assist your loved one

Handling your loved one’s medication/prescription

Understanding the disease and its treatments

What the loved one can offer the patient

Learn to cope with the possibility of death and depression

Helping family members cope with crisis and mourning