Come Together

Our diagnoses are different. Our experiences are unique, but we are bound together by the reality of living with congenital heart disease. You can make that community stronger, raise awareness of CHD and improve care. In the process, you can help yourself and others.

Learn how you can participate below.

Ways to join our community



Membership for patients and family members is FREE. After completing this form, you will receive our monthly e-newsletter, ACHA Update; information about webinars, events and advocacy efforts; and a listing of pertinent ACHA materials.

The ACHA Blog

Our ACHA bloggers post about their lives with congenital heart disease, covering many topics relevant to the CHD community. We have had dozens of bloggers since this blog began who have been so open with their stories.

Discussion Forum

The ACHA Discussion Forum

The ACHA online discussion forum offers a place for registered members to discuss issues with other members of the ACHA community and provide and receive support.

Heart to Heart and Ambassadors

Heart to Heart Ambassadors

The ACHA Heart to Heart (H2H) and Ambassador Program offers members of ACHA and their family the opportunity to connect one-on-one with trained peers who provide support, guidance and resources in a positive, supportive way.

In Memory

In Memory

Learn more about the ACHA friends and supporters we have lost - or submit a memorial for our website for someone you have loved and lost. This page is dedicated to the ACHA family and friends whom we have lost. You can read their profiles here. We...

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