We have some advice about living with primary immunodeficiency (PI) for you. You probably get support from those who know you best—your family, friends, teachers and coaches. But not everyone understands what it’s like to have PI, so IDF can also connect you to other teens with PI. Remember, we’re here to help you!
Tips to Manage Your Health
Learn ways to stay as healthy as possible, so you can do all the things you like to do.
Advice on Friends and Dating
Read our advice on how to find good friends who can help you as you live with PI.
See how you can show your family that you can learn to take care of yourself.
Juggling School and Your Health
Here are some tips for managing your schoolwork and your health.
Activities and Jobs
Get advice about managing your extracurricular activities and a part-time job.
Start learning the basics of health insurance and how important it is.
Volunteer with IDF
Get involved with IDF to help other young people living with PI.
Check out our additional resources to help you know what to say and where to find more info.
IDF Youth, Teen, and Young Adult programming is supported by:
CSL Behring, Grifols, Horizon Therapeutics, and Takeda