Support Groups

Many of our patients have found it helpful to connect with others who have experienced or are currently dealing with their same digestive health issues. Here are a few online support groups that we frequently recommend:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group
The IBS Self Help and Support Group formed its charter in 1987 as a public education organization for those who suffer from IBS, those who are looking for support for someone who has IBS, and medical professionals who want to learn more about IBS and to be responsible patient advocates on local, regional and federal levels.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America is a nonprofit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

American Liver Foundation
The American Liver Foundation’s mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

Colon Cancer Foundation
The Susan Cohan Kasdas Colon Cancer Foundation began with one woman’s extraordinary fight against colon cancer. Susie’s story ignited a community into action. The mission of Susie’s cause is to dramatically reduce the death rate of colon cancer throughout the United States and across the world.

Useful Links

American College of Gastroenterology 
The American College of Gastroenterology is a community of clinical gastroenterologists committed to providing quality in patient care.

American College of Gastroenterology  - Spanish Language Patient Education Materials 
Explore Spanish topics on common GI problems from The American College of Gastroenterology.

American Gastroenterological Association 
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is the trusted voice of the GI community. AGA publishes top-tier journals, guidelines and patient education.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse | National Health Institute
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the agency of the U.S. government responsible for biomedical and public health research.

American Liver Foundation 
The American Liver Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes liver health and disease prevention.

WebMD 
WebMD provides health information and tools for managing your health.