Here is a listing of support groups in your area. We encourage you to attend these local programs. If there is not a group in your area, or if the groups listed are not at a convenient time, try our online support education group! Our online support group is a four-week program with weekly chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views.
3001 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
Tampa family support group is geared towards pediatric patients who have IBD and their parents/guardians. The group will have two facilitators. One facilitator will focus on the parents to discuss challenges, information sharing, and to support them. The other facilitator will focus on the children with activities and creating a comfortable environment they can be themselves and make life long friends.
Meets: Tuesday, 3rd Tuesday of each month
1928 East Highland Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
YPG welcomes 18-40 year olds with Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis to meet monthly for support and collaboration. The group plans to meet in a centrally located restuarant for a relaxed atmosphere to connect and meet new friends. The Young Professional group also aims to accomplish contribution to the CCFA and IBD community through development of fundraising.
Contact: Allie (YPG.CCFASouthwest@gmail.com)
Meets: Thursday, Every third Thursday of the month