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Telling My Friends: talking about having Crohn’s or Colitis

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posted on 09.10.2020 by Bernie Carter, Alison Rouncefield-Swales, Lucy Bray, Lucy Blake, Pamela Qualter

This animation and resource is based on research with young people and young adults who have Crohn’s and Colitis.


Our study explored how Crohn’s and Colitis impacts on young people’s and young adult’s friendships and their mental health. A key finding was that many young people find it difficult to tell their friends about their condition because they find it embarrassing to talk about and worry about how their friends might react.


The work has been supported by an e-advisory group of ten young people with Crohn’s or Colitis who helped us create the animation and resources and voiced of the characters in the animation.

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Being Me (with IBD): growing up and getting on with my life

Crohn's and Colitis UK

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