Young Adult Series

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada presents
Young Adult Series 
Supported by the LeGresley Family Foundation 

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada invites young adults between the ages of 18-30 who live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to join us for the Young Adult Series, supported by the LeGresley Family Foundation. This virtual event aims to connect young adults from across the country, providing the unique opportunity to build a strong network with their peers and engage directly with experts.

Along with meeting and connecting with young adults across the country through peer support sessions, registrants will learn about transitioning from pediatric IBD care to adult IBD care, mental health and wellness, and so much more. 

The event also provides the opportunity for young adults to have their questions about these topics answered by experts. Attendees can submit their questions while completing the registration form. If you do not have any questions, please write N/A. 

Hosted in English, the Young Adult Series will take place via Zoom. 


Past Young Adult Series Events:

Wed. Sep. 15, 2021 - Meet Fellow IBDers and more!
Wed. Sep. 22, 2021 - Reach for the Stars! 
Wed. Sept. 29, 2021 - Let's Talk about Mental Health
Wed. Oct. 6, 2021 - Q&A Session with Experts


Registration for the Young Adult Series is free.  
However, if you are able, we ask you consider making a donation to Crohn's and Colitis Canada. You can make a donation here. Please note, donations of $15 or more will receive a tax receipt. 

 

2021 Young Adult Series Registration

Please note that all Young Adult Series events will be held via Zoom. This email address must be used in order to join all registered events.
Please enter as: Month, Year
Please let us know if you require French translation:

Which of the following have you been diagnosed with?:



Registration for webinar events:
Please select which of the Young Adult Series events you would like to attend. *Please note* In this type of forum, speakers will not be able to give clinical advice around a person’s specific health concerns.
Registration for peer support sessions:
A peer support session will follow the webinar event on Sep. 29. Please select if you'd like to attend. A waiver must be signed and returned to research@crohnsandcolitis.ca for each session attended.
Enter in any topics or questions you would like covered during the Open Q&A session. If you do not have any topics/questions, please write N/A.
Enter in any topics you would like covered during the peer support sessions. If you do not have any questions, please write N/A.
What Crohn's and Colitis Canada programs have you participated in?:









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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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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