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:
This is the season when we think about the year we just completed, what was done, what goals were accomplished (or ignored), major life events and other milestones. We hear of others’ adventures through annual Christmas cards or social media updates with pictures of...read more
The chronic pain patient wants those around them to empathize with their situation rather than be sympathetic, to have understanding, not pity, though sadly, understanding can be extremely rare.read more
It’s no secret that the games you play can change your brain. Studies have shown that games can train or degrade everything from motor skills to attention to reaction time to visual abilities. And research at the Max-Planck Institute showed that two months of gaming...read more
As I handed my son pennies to toss into the water, I had no idea that he would have such a powerful wish: “I wish that Mommy never dies.”read more
Nine years ago, my mom died of cancer. And it totally could have been prevented. I will never lose the regret. But I hope to one day get over the guilt.read more