Welcome to the IBD Help Center

Get personal answers from our knowledgeable
Information Specialists.
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from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

Important update:

Please note, that due to system changes with Gmail and Yahoo client accounts, responses from the IBD Help Center to those email accounts may appear delayed. If you are experiencing delayed response via email, please reach out to the IBD Help Center by phone at the number provided above. If you have alternative email accounts that you are able to contact us with (other than gmail or yahoo), please reach out to us with those accounts. 



Do you have questions about Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis?

We can help!


The Irwin M. and Suzanne R. Rosenthal IBD Resource Center, also known as the IBD Help Center, provides information and resources to patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


Our team of information specialists can:

  • Help you find specific resources

  • Refer you to other organizations

  • Help you understand health insurance coverage

We Speak Your Language

Those who contact the IBD Help Center can receive help in 170 different languages, including Spanish, Russian, German, and Cantonese.


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IBD Help Center Testimonials


“I can’t thank you and your Foundation enough for the wealth of information that is so needed. How awful to discover your very young loved one has been stricken by this horrible disease. Knowing you are there to help is a blessing.   "Thank you so much for coordinating this. We were able to have a zoom call with [the peer supporter] today and his story gave my daughter so much hope. The articles and research information you forwarded to me have been so helpful in our research to find the best treatment for [her]. I can’t thank you enough for your time and help. It is so good to know we have someone to reach out to with questions."


Our free brochures cover a wide range of topics relating to IBD, including surgery, diet and nutrition, and possible complications. To receive hard copies of these brochures through the mail, fill out our brochure order form or download a printable copy.


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