Resources & Publications

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has many resources and publications to help if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.

The knowledge you gain will aid you and your family in facing the challenges of life with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Knowledge can empower you, reduce your fears, and help guide the choices you will be making today and in the future

In addition to the resources above, you may be interested in:

  • Peer-to-peer online mentoring, also known as Gutsy Peer Support, sign up to be mentored by someone with Crohn’s or colitis who has faced similar challenges. Perfectly confidential. 
    • Experienced with living with Crohn’s or colitis? Become a mentor.
  • Chapter meetings are a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with others in your community who understand the challenges that Crohn’s and colitis present. 

  • 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.

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