Crohn's and Colitis

The Helpline Team aren’t medically trained but can provide general information about a range of subjects, including: Medication, Symptoms, Tests and diagnosis, Dietary questions, Employment issues, Accessing welfare benefits, Finding support from others with the condition. They're also happy to help with any questions you may have about Crohn’s, Colitis and other forms of IBD.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Forum

Have a question, or want to share your own tips and experiences? Join the discussion in the community forum.


Drinkchat is a free service for anyone who is looking for information or advice about their own, or someone else’s, alcohol use. Their trained advisers are on hand to give you some confidential advice. You don’t even have to make a phonecall.

Family Lives - Forum

Chat to other families for advice, information and support.

Family Lives Forum

The Family Lives forum is a safe space for families to share dilemmas, experiences and issues with others who understand the ups and downs of family life.

Gamblers Anonymous UK - Forum

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.

Macmillan - Bereavement Forum

For anyone who has lost a family member or friend to cancer to share their feelings and support one another.

Macmillan - Forum

To share experiences, ask questions or vent your emotions, find others who understand on the Online Community.

Mencap - Forum

Mencap’s online community is a safe and supportive place to meet others, ask questions about learning disability, share experiences and offer support.

Mind - Side by Side Online Community

Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can feel at home talking about your mental health and connect with others who understand what you are going through.


We all know what it's like to struggle sometimes, but now there's a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you're feeling good right now, or having a hard time, it's a safe place to share experiences and listen to others. The community is available to all, 24/7.


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