finding the right mental health practitioner for patients with chronic illness; Illustration of hands reaching out

How to Find the Right Mental Health Practitioner

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Depression, Anger, and Denial: The Emotional Toll of My Diagnosis

When I first heard the words “You have Crohn’s disease,” some pretty obvious…


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Depression in IBD: What You Need to Know

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Three tampons shown, Ease Crohn’s Flares During Your Period

8 Ways to Ease Crohn’s Flares During Your Period

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Is it Anxiety or Stress? How to Tell the Difference

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Anorexia and Crohn’s: Living in Recovery, Striving for Remission

I have been living my life in recovery from anorexia for almost 9 years now.…


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How to Stop Ruminating or Worrisome Thoughts

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD I can’t believe I had an accident. I…


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5 Hot Topics Presented at Crohn’s & Colitis Congress 2019

Medically reviewed by Matthew Hamilton, MD Each year the Crohn’s & Colitis…


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7 Strategies for Dealing with Social Isolation

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Humans are naturally interdependent…