Facebook Live: Transitioning 2.0 - From Student to Worker

During this Facebook Live event we discussed how someone with Crohn's or colitis can make the transition from being a student to being a member of the working world. We talked about job interviews, how to advocate for yourself, and answered questions live. The Q&A features Rachel Meehan, a 2016 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient who is completing her master’s degree at the University of Guelph

  • 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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