Anaphylaxis Canada recently launched a new video series to help teens effectively manage their food allergies.
“Communicating directly to teens about managing risks and encouraging them to take responsibility for their allergies can help reduce instances of allergic reactions and prepare them for adulthood,” said Kyle Dine, Program Coordinator at Anaphylaxis Canada.
Research indicates that more than 2 million Canadians are affected by food allergy. The videos, created by and for teens, depicts five real-life scenarios and offers tips on coping with these challenges and staying safe.
The Teen Video Series is the latest initiative in Anaphylaxis Canada’s “Why Risk It?” allergy awareness program targeted at pre-teens, teenagers and young adults.
More information about the program can be found at: www.whyriskit.ca
Videos can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/anaphylaxiscanada
Anaphylaxis Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those at risk for anaphylaxis and those who care for them. They are committed to creating a safer world for people with food allergies through research, education and advocacy. www.anaphylaxis.ca.