The Digging Deep blog gathers voices of experts, survivors, parents, caregivers, and patients in order to offer information and inspiration for everyone dealing with serious or chronic health conditions.
We believe that every young person struggling with illness has a story to share. We celebrate teen and young adult stories and insights in the voice of young writers
themselves on www.shadowsedge.com/blog
Asking teens to take responsibility for their own diabetes care runs counter to where they are developmentally and can result in frustration, defiance, and conflict during these years.
The important part is to respect your symptoms for what they are – repressed emotions seeking the light.
Q&A with Psychologist, Professor, and Author Kay Jamison, PhD
We appreciate your struggle. We know you are doing your best. And we are all with you, today and every day, on this journey through illness into the person you will become.
Digging Deep was honored to present out game, Shadow’s Edge, at the European Games for Health conference. Here are some of the conference highlights.
Here are a few exercises I like to do with patients I work with in my psychology practice, as well as with children I work with as a psychologist at a school with a mission for gifted education.
Ruthy has been there and so she knows: It’s hard to start college with chronic conditions!
UK teen, Ellie, describes what it’s like to be a teenager with cancer, from hearing the “C word” for the first time, to missing school, to the tragedy of being able to understand the seriousness of her diagnosis.
When I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at 19 years old, I realized that teenage limbo is much more complex after a cancer diagnosis.