IBD Research Unit

IBD Support Group - Evening

Our evening groups, featuring educational talks and informal discussions for people with Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Pelvic Pouch, take place on the last Monday of the months September, November, January, March and May, unless otherwise noted. Family and friends are also welcome to attend.

Monday, September 25, 2017

“Living Life with IBD”

Panel Discussion

Monday, November 27, 2017

“Nutrition and IBD”

Jennifer Ball, Registered Dietician, Mount Sinai Hospital

Monday, January 29, 2018

“Surgical Update”

Dr. Mantaj Brar, Staff Colorectal Surgeon, Mount Sinai Hospital
Monday, March 26, 2018  

“The Emotional Impact of IBD”

Dr. Chelsea Sherrington, Clinical Psychologist

Monday, May 28, 2018 “Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine as a Support in IBD Management”

Dr. Christine Ng,  Acupuncturist/Traditional Chinese

 

Contact

All meetings start at 7:00 pm in the 18th Floor Auditorium at Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Ave., Toronto

If you have any questions, please call Brenda O’Connor RN at 416-586-4800 #8349 or email: Brenda.OConnor@SinaiHealthSystem.ca

Visit the IBD Group website

IBD Support Group - Daytime

This is a daytime support group for people whose lives have been severely affected by inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis. This group will take place at Mount Sinai Hospital in the 14th floor classroom and will meet for one and a half hour in the afternoon.

The co-facilitators are Catherine Coulthard of the Department of Social Work and Brenda O'Connor RN. Return to Support Network Overview

Future Meetings
The meetings will be from 2:00-3:30 p.m., in the 14th floor classroom of Mount Sinai Hospital, on the following dates:

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

All are welcome!

Contact

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Brenda O'Connor at 416-586-4800 ext. 8349 or e-mail: boconnor@mtsinai.on.ca.

IBD Support Network

Support groups offer very valuable contact with others who share a common illness experience. Mount Sinai Hospital's IBD Support groups are both peer and professionally facilitated.

Daytime Support Group

This is a daytime support group for people whose lives have been affected by inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis. This group takes place at Mount Sinai Hospital in the 14th floor classroom and meets for one and a half hours in the afternoon.

The co-facilitators are Catherine Coulthard of the Department of Social Work, Brenda O'Connor RN, Department of Surgery, one of our IBD Support Network Steering Committee members and a social worker.

See the schedule for the Daytime Support Group.

IBD Support Network

This evening meeting offers educational talks and informal networking opportunities for people with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease.

See the schedule for the Evening Support Network.

The IBD Support Network is organized by a volunteer patient/family steering committee with participation from health professionals.

Community Support Groups

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Many local chapters of the Crohn's and Colitis Canada offer monthly educational talks. These are not intended to be support groups, but there is often opportunity for informal discussion and to make new contacts after the talks.

Ostomy Toronto

Affiliated with the United Ostomy Association, Ostomy Toronto has a monthly program of education and discussion.

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