Shedding Light on Mental Health: Our Advocates Share Their Experiences

Shedding Light on Mental Health: Our Advocates Share Their Experiences

For many patients, Hepatitis C affects mental health, as well as emotional wellbeing. According to the 2018 Hepatitis C In America survey, over 1/3 of patients experience anxiety or panic disorders, and over 1/2 believe that their depression or anxiety has gotten worse since their diagnosis.

To better understand the community, we asked our HepatitisC.net advocates, “How has hepatitis C impacted your mental health?”. Our advocates share their experiences, and their tips for coping, in the video below.

How has hep C impacted your life? Comment below, or click here to share your story anonymously.

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