Stone Path Banner

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.

Every young person working through significant health challenges has a story to tell.

Storytelling is a way to recover the voice that illness, diagnosis, and treatment have taken away.

Joanna Shapiro, MD

UC Irvine School of Medicine

Founders Story

Latest From The Digging Deep Blog:

Helping a Loved One Pass, the Second Time Around

Almost nine years ago now, my mother died of cancer. Now my best friend is dying and I am once again the main ‘person’.

Download FREE Shadow’s Edge Game:

About the Digging Deep Blog

Updated every Wednesday, the Digging Deep blog gathers voices of experts, survivors, parents, caregivers and patients to offer information and inspiration for everyone dealing with serious or chronic health conditions.

Digging deep logo

Subscribe To Our Blog

Subscribe to our blog to receive weekly articles with the latest advice on supporting the emotional needs of sick children and teens.

You have Successfully Subscribed!