Spotlight: Skin & Social Occasions

Shyness and social anxiety are common amongst people with skin conditions. These terms refer to mild fear or stress at the prospect of social interaction and can be very debilitating

The resources in this section, developed by medical professionals, are free to use and give tips on building self-confidence and overcoming social isolation.

Questionnaire

Your answers to our anonymous, confidential questionnaire will automatically generate tailored information and support materials that are specific both to your skin condition and to your emotional needs.

All the relevant information from our database provided in one easy to access place.

"On particularly tough days, when it’s hard to stay positive, I can really see the benefit of the self-help materials on Skin Support."
Abi
"Enduring skin conditions tend to cause you to be self conscious, and lack confidence, even when the condition is under control. It is good to know that there are different, recognised methods which can be used to overcome this."
Susie
"The blotchy skin I have with mast cell disease can be embarrassing but being able to share my problems with other sufferers has been a great help."
Gerry
"Emotional support is something that was really missing for me, my condition caused me to have a lot of dark days, it’s good to think beyond just physically managing my skin."
Sally
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On particularly tough days, when it’s hard to stay positive, I can really see the benefit of the self-help materials on Skin Support.

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Abi
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Enduring skin conditions tend to cause you to be self conscious, and lack confidence, even when the condition is under control. It is good to know that there are different, recognised methods which can be used to overcome this.

"
Susie
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The blotchy skin I have with mast cell disease can be embarrassing but being able to share my problems with other sufferers has been a great help.

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Gerry
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Emotional support is something that was really missing for me, my condition caused me to have a lot of dark days, it’s good to think beyond just physically managing my skin.

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Sally