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My Health, My Heart: Becoming an Adult with CHD Workshop and Study

My Health My Heart
Date: January 14, 2017
Location: Children’s National Heart Institute

111 Michigan Ave NW

Washington, DC


Are you a young adult with Congenital Heart Disease between the ages of 16 and 24? You have the opportunity to participate in an exciting workshop and study designed just for you!

**Upcoming dates to be determined**

The Washington Adult Congenital Heart (WACH) program, part of the Children’s National Heart Institute, will be hosting a half-day workshop where you can learn more about your heart and how to take care of yourself as you grow whether you move into a job, head off to college, or trek around the world! You will have the chance to learn from specialists in adult congenital cardiology, nutrition, and social work, as well as from other young adults with CHD.

Topics include:

  • Understanding your cardiac diagnosis
  • Managing your medications
  • Heart-healthy living
  • Stress management
  • Spotting symptoms of poor heart function
  • Building a support team in new places

For more information contact:

  • Ruth Phillippi, MS: 202-476-2728

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