You’re not alone: Athabasca has a supportive Crohn’s and colitis community, made up of people with inflammatory bowel disease, families, volunteers, and more. Together, we share experiences, raise funds at the Gutsy Walk and heighten awareness.

There are an estimated 35 people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in Athabasca. We understand the challenges you and your family may be facing – because we face them, too.

Webinar: Below the Surface - Mental Health and IBD

This webinar explores the correlation between mental health and chronic illness, and the impact it has on people living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. 

Presenters: Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut and Jack Kerr - Dr. Ahola Kohut is a psychologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and works with children living with Crohn’s and colitis. Jack is a 2016 AbbVie IBD recipient and is currently studying life sciences at Queen’s University. Click here to register for this webinar 

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Webinar: Managing the Cost of Care - Budgeting with a Chronic Illness

Living with Crohn's and colitis can be expensive, especially while in school. This webinar explores ways to manage your disease while on a student budget.

Presenters: Marie-Louise Martin and Caroline Evans - Marie-Louise is a Nurse Practitioner at the University of Calgary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic. Caroline is a 2016 AbbVie IBD Recipient and is currently studying medicine at Dalhousie University. Click here to register for this webinar 

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News

Provincial drug plans make ENTYVIO (vedolizumab) available to treat Crohn's and colitis

Gala for Crohn's and Colitis Canada raises record amount for research into inflammatory bowel disease

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