Living with progressive or sudden hearing loss can be devastating to a person. Social isolation and feelings of grief, loss, and depression are common while waiting for a Cochlear Implant. If you feel like these negative emotions are interfering with your ability to function, it is important to get help in managing these feelings.
Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind Well-Being Program is a government funded mental health service for those with any kind of hearing loss: those with sudden or progressive hearing loss, or who are late or early deafened.
https://medimap.ca/Clinics/Walk-In-Clinics/BC/VancouverIf you are feeling overwhelmed by sadness and grief, and find that you cannot function because of these feelings, it is important to talk to your family doctor about these feelings and discuss your options for managing them.