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Virtual Social Event - East Midlands

07 September 2022 | 18:30 to 20:00 | Online

Are you living with Crohn's or Colitis and wish to chat to others who may be going through similar experiences? You're not alone.

We’re offering people the chance to join a virtual social event with others across East Midlands. People from other areas of the UK as well as family, friends and colleagues are more than welcome to attend.

The event will be a chance to chat, share experiences and potentially learn from others. Each event may have a specific topic but the overall discussion will be driven by what those attending wish to talk about and will be facilitated by a local volunteer. 


What to expect?

  • Have a chance to share experiences
  • Share top tips on how to live well with Crohn's and Colitis
  • Discuss different topics
  • Share top tips on how to support a family member, friend or colleague with Crohn's and Colitis
  • Learn more about Crohn's & Colitis UK and our Local Networks

How do I sign up?

Please register for this free event using Eventbrite. Each attendee requires a ticket to attend and must be 18 years old or over.

What will I need to take part?

All you need to join in is a laptop/tablet/phone/computer with access to a microphone and camera - this will allow you the option to be seen and heard during the online sessions. You will need a stable internet connection to use the video meeting software that we use.

What if I haven’t been sent the link?

We will be sending a link to everyone that has registered via Eventbrite a few days before the event will be taking place. The email we send might go into your junk folder so please check before the meeting starts that you can find it.

Please note these events are:

  • Not intended to provide medical or professional advice
  • Only for those aged 18+
  • One off events and not intended as support groups

If you have any questions

Please contact us at networks@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

Each event has a maximum capacity so if you can’t attend please cancel your ticket to allow others to attend.  

This event is hosted by Local Network volunteers. If you have any questions please contact us at networks@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

Other Virtual Social Events

We offer people affected by Crohn's or Colitis the chance to join a virtual social event with others across the UK.

The events will be a chance to chat, share experiences and potentially learn from others.

Each event may have a specific topic but the overall discussion will be driven by what those attending wish to talk about.

Location

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Helpline service

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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 provide information on a range of subjects including:

  • Managing Symptoms
  • Disability benefits
  • Medication
  • Diet
  • Test and diagnosis
  • Wellbeing
  • Employment
  • Help to find support from others living with the condition

Please contact us via telephone, email or LiveChat - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except English bank holidays).

If you need specific medical advice about your condition, your GP or IBD team will be best placed to help.