Young people with congenital heart disease can live long, full, and active lives, however may have unique needs and challenges.
Whether you have grown up with a heart condition, or have recently been diagnosed, HeartKids has a dedicated space for 13 - 24 year old people with congenital heart disease to share stories, keep informed and support each other. If you are in this age group and not already a member, please click here to join the community on Facebook.
NEED TO SPEAK WITH SOMEONE?
Please call the HeartKids Helpline on 1800 432 785.
Our 1800 service can provide you with support and information – and put you in touch with your local Support team. It is open 9am – 7pm AEST.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
Living with a chronic condition can be challenging – if you are struggling – reach out and speak to someone.
Headspace has a fantastic new program "Head Coach". Australia's best athletes with specific advice for young men to understand that mental health is as important as physical health