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patient education

Mental health

key information

source: Sickle Options

year: N/A


Treatment for depression and anxiety

– Anti-depressants

– Counseling


Group therapy

– Talk about challenges on managing a chronic illness

Social isolation

Unpredictable painful crisis

Chronic pain

Cognitive dysfunction


More fatigue than peers

Potential death

Be more active in managing your sickle cell disease

– Health care decision making

– Learn to recognize stressors

– Take control through daily decision-making


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