It’s taking too long for people with Crohn’s and Colitis to get diagnosed.
Many people aren’t aware that symptoms such as diarrhoea, blood in poo and stomach pain could be signs of a serious, lifelong condition. They may put off a visit to the GP because of fear or embarrassment – turning instead to advice online.
Each day, we'll be sharing ways to make your voice heard, and stories of people affected by Crohn's and Colitis. Follow our social media accounts #CrohnsAndColitisAwarenessWeek to stay up to date with what’s happening across the week!
Here are just some of the ways you can support Awareness Week – let us know your ideas:
Tell us your story, DM us or send us a video – email us at email@example.com
We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.
Our helpline team can help by:
Providing information about Crohn’s and Colitis.
Listening and talking through your situation.
Helping you to find support from others in the Crohn’s and Colitis community.
Signposting you to specialist organisations.
Please be aware we’re not medically or legally trained. We cannot provide detailed financial or benefits advice or specialist emotional support.
Please contact us via telephone, email or LiveChat - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except English bank holidays).