Support for young adults: Online events
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Support for young adults: Online events

A series of virtual events for young adults on managing emotional wellbeing.

As a young adult living with a heart condition or as someone caring for them, it is important that we take care of our emotional health and wellbeing.  

We have launched Let’s Have a Heart-to-Heart series of virtual events hosted by Carlye Weiner, a clinical psychologist and host of our Supporting Young Hearts: Heart to heart podcast series. This series of virtual events will provide information and tips on how you can look after your emotional health and wellbeing. Each event in the series will focus on a different topic and provide you a chance to share stories, ask questions and meet other people going through similar experiences to you.  

Who can attend: 18–45-year old’s living with heart conditions 
Location: Online 

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Advice on managing your emotional health.  

Date: Thursday 8th April 2021 
Time:  5.30-6.30pm (AEST) 

EVENT LINK 

Join us for the first chat about how to manage emotional challenges while living with a heart condition and finding your version of your best life.  

There will also be opportunities to share stories and experiences and meet others. 

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Your diagnosis, your identity, and the future. 

Date: Tuesday 27 April 
Time: 5.30-6.30pm (AEST) 

EVENT LINK

Join us to chat about being diagnosed with a heart condition, the future, your identity, and the effects on your emotional wellbeing.  

There will also be opportunities to share stories and experiences and meet others. 
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Let's talk about sex, relationships and body image. 

Date: Thursday 13 May2021 
Time: 5.30-6.30pm (AEST) 

EVENT LINK 

Join us to chat about all things sex, relationships, body image and getting intimate while living with a chronic condition at a young age.  

There will also be opportunities to share stories and experiences and meet others. 
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Addressing trauma and fear after diagnosis, surgery, or event 

Date: Tuesday 25 May 2021 
Time: 5.30-6.30pm (AEST) 

EVENT LINK 

Join us for a chat on the possible trauma and fears associated with living with a heart condition, undergoing surgery and/or experiencing a heart event.  

There will also be opportunities to share stories and experiences and meet others. 
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