It is largely a hidden disease, and one that causes stigma, fear and isolation – it’s thought that many people with the condition go undiagnosed and suffer in silence. It doesn’t have to be like this. - See more at:

https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/about-inflammatory-bowel-disease

 

One in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition every year. One in 17 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. In addition to a person's directly experiencing a mental illness, family, friends and communities are also affected. - See more at:

http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions