Teens are often very scared when they first learn that they need to have a transplant. For instance, some teens might want to ignore what is wrong with them and carry on as they did before. But ignoring your condition will not make it go away. Taking charge of it will control it!
The Teens Taking Charge: Transplant Program is designed to put your mind at ease and help you:
- understand what it is like to have a kidney transplant
- learn how to look after your new organ.
This website is for you whether you have just heard that you need an kidney transplant or you have had a transplant kidney for a number of years.
As you go through this website, you will find lots of useful facts and tools and have the chance to check out what other teens have to say about getting a transplant and the challenges they have faced.
You can get started by reading through the next module, the introduction to the site.