Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Patient advocacy groups This website is developed exclusively by Janssen Pharmaceutica NV. Please note that the patient advocacy groups listed below are an additional and independent source of information you might find useful. These groups were not involved with the creation of this website and do not endorse its content in any way.

It takes Guts

ItTakesGuts wants everyone to talk about and understand Crohn's and Colitis. In schools, homes, cafes and offices, the #ItTakesGuts movement aims to help people find the right words and tools to start the conversations that really matter.


The European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) represents 46 national Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (IBD) patient associations. We are an organization of people united in our commitment to improve the life of over 10 million people living with IBD worldwide (3.4 million in Europe alone) and to give them a louder voice and more visibility.

My IBD Journey

My IBD Journey offers guidance on how to plan and manage the range of symptoms you may encounter as an individual living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), allowing you to live your life to the fullest.

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