To reach a counselor 24/7 call
They Are Standing By To Help.
You can also access the member section of the KGA website through the username NFDF and the password 9557 (the last 4 numbers of KGA's 800 number, 800-648-9557).
In the spirit of continuing to provide valuable services to the Fabry community, the NFDF is providing individuals and family members with access to free counseling services through our new Family Assistance Program (FAP). The NFDF has contracted the confidential professional counseling services of Kathleen Greer Associates (KGA) who are standing by ready to take our calls.
We understand that a great deal of hardship, stress and anxiety can accompany the burden of Fabry disease. The Family Assistance Program is provided for your health and well-being. This program offers free confidential, short-term counseling, resources, consultation, and referrals for stress and personal issues.
Any personal problem is appropriate for the Family
Assistance Program. The most common issues brought to
the program are:
â€¢ Stress Management Concerns
â€¢ Emotional Issues
â€¢ Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks
â€¢ Grief or Loss
â€¢ Relationship Problems
â€¢ Family Problems
â€¢ Chemical Dependency
â€¢ Eating Disorders
â€¢ Domestic Violence
â€¢ Job Stress
â€¢ Career Frustration
â€¢ Child Care Needs
â€¢ Elder Care Resources
â€¢ Legal Issues
â€¢ Financial Concerns
â€¢ Nutritional Questions
â€¢ Work Life Balance Issues
â€¢ Meditation Training
Also, KGA's Family Assistance Program website (www.kgreer.com) has thousands of articles, resources, assessments and classes to help you with your personal concerns and everyday lives. Because the site is also accessed by employees and employers in KGA's employee assistance program, you may notice an emphasis on the workplace, but the information is valuable for everyone - so please take a look.
You can access the member section of the KGA website through the username NFDF and the password 9557 (the last 4 numbers of KGA's 800 number, 800-648-9557). Remember, you can reach a counselor 24/7 by calling that number - They Are Standing By To Help.
PHYSICIANS, CLINIC STAFF and HOME INFUSION NURSES: Please ensure your all your patients and family members are aware of this great resource. Thank you!
*This program is made possible by a grant to the NFDF from the Genzyme Corporation and other sponsors.