Welcome to The Wellness Center for Youth with Chronic Conditions!

Our center partners with patients, families, researchers and healthcare providers to provide a lifetime of wellness to young people living with a chronic medical condition

What's New?

Getting to Hope:

We are doing a research study to learn the best way to measure hope. 

Who is this for?

Young people between the ages of 12-25 years old living with a chronic condition that has lasted more than 2 years and is expected to last until adulthood

How can you help?

If you're a young person living with a chronic health condition, please complete the short survey below by clicking the link or scanning the QR code. Don't forget to enter your email address at the end of the survey for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. 

Complete Survey Here

If you're a healthcare provider please help spread the word about our study and post the study flyer in your click. You may alose use dot phrase "HOPECIC." in your patient instructions. 

Download Hope Study Flyer Here


Special Events:

Fall Kids Cooking Classes 2024:

We have partnered with Kids Cooking 4 Life to offer a virtual series of hands-on cooking classes for kids ages 9-16 to learn home cooking and healthy eating! Each 4-week series is designed to help kids with chronic illness learn independence in the kitchen, deepen their joy of eating healthy food, and foster a sense of community and belonging. Click here to register.   

Fall Expressive Healing Arts Workshop 2024:

An opportunity for parents and caregivers to connect while creatively replenishing themselves, guided by Suzanne Edison, a writer, parent, and former psychotherapist. Click here to register.

We are excited to announce that, for the first time, we are also offering this expressive workshop to young teen patients, ages 12 and up. Click here to register. 



Community Parenting Discussions

Please join us for our 2nd series of community parenting discussions where parents and caregivers of children living with chornic medical conditions can connect with each other and learn new skills through the stories and experiences of their peers. Click here to register. 




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