Medicine alone cannot heal a child’s heart
We believe that sick kids need to express their feelings, and to heal emotionally as well as physically. That is why we created the Digging Deep Project—to empower children and teens facing serious health challenges to overcome the emotional burden of their illness or disability by helping them access their own inner strength to live with their health challenges.
Latest From The Digging Deep Blog:
If you can’t travel in person, you can still travel in your mind. Here are three ways to make the most of summer travel, even if you can’t book a flight and head for faraway lands.read more
Young Adult cancer survivors Rebecca, Paola and Annmarie share their perspectives about scars, mental health, uncertainty and new perspectives after cancer.read more
Here are some helpful tips from Shani Thornton of ChildLifeMommy.com to help prepare your medically challenged child for a dental exam so they know what to expect and can feel more in control.read more
For Leif, it’s been so long since he was considered “chronically ill” or “medically challenged” that he doesn’t even remember that time. For me, it’s as if his surgery happened yesterday.read more
Although my cancer originally stripped away my identity, it has allowed me to concentrate on the core of who I am and rebuild my life the way I want to live it.read more