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

My Health My Heart

A group of young adults learning yoga as a stress management technique during the My Health, My Heart event.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Children’s National Heart Institute
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20010
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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 cardiacdiagnosisManaging your medicationsHeart-healthy livingStress managementSpotting symptoms of poor heartfunctionBuilding a support team in newplacesFor more information contact:Ruth Phillippi, MS: 202-476-2728You Learn from us. We Learn from you. Children’s National Heart Institute false DD/MM/YYYY

**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 cardiacdiagnosis
  • Managing your medications
  • Heart-healthy living
  • Stress management
  • Spotting symptoms of poor heartfunction
  • Building a support team in newplaces

For more information contact:

  • Ruth Phillippi, MS: 202-476-2728

You Learn from us. We Learn from you.