Talking Toolkit

More Talking tips


From opening up about mental health to living with a stoma, from speaking with your boss to talking to children, there are lots of important conversations that will help others understand what it's like to live with Crohn's or Colitis.

And that's why we've created this series of talking tips that will help you find the right words – whoever you're talking to.

Each one will show you how others have shared their experiences, alongside helpful life-hacks and advice that will make talking that little bit easier. Scroll down to find out more.

Keeping your condition to yourself is so isolating. Remember that there are always people there to support you. There were times when I was embarrassed, but sharing my experiences made it easier.

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