On the Right Tract Session #4

Session #4 - My Health, My Responsibility: Learning independent health care behaviour (open to youth ages 14-17yrs only). Session will cover communicating with health care professionals, how to approach an appointment or checkup, creating schedules and prioritizing self care.Come meet other youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease! Beverages and snacks will be provided. If you have not done so already, please arrive approx. 15 minutes early, with your parent/guardian, to sign consent forms prior to participating in the session.

 For more info and to register please contact program coordinator, Danielle Choptian, (via email) at OnTheRightTractCrohns.Colitis@gmail.com

Location  • 
Fish Creek Library, main floor program room 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE
Category  •  psp

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.