Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week
Crohn’s and Colitis are invisible illnesses, where a person may look ok on the outside; they may be in daily struggle with symptoms such as pain, extreme fatigue and urgency to use the toilet.
Right now, over 300,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that many people have never heard of. And the real number could be almost double that. Because of the stigma and misunderstanding surrounding these diseases, thousands of people are suffering in silence. But they are not alone.
It takes guts to talk about these conditions, and that’s why we are trying to highlight these conditions during Awareness Week 1-7 December. We want to raise awareness and money that will help the charity to achieve a better quality of life for those affected by the conditions, improve services and ultimately – find a cure.
It takes guts to talk about Crohn’s and Colitis. But no one can see it until we say it. It's time to...
Purple Friday is 6 December – show your support by going purple and help to raise awareness and money for these conditions!
There are a number of fundraising and social events being held during Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week. Find one near you.
In My Shoes
Crohn’s & Colitis UK have teamed up with pharmaceutical company Takeda UK to create In My Shoes: 24 Hours with Crohn’s or...
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