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Learn About CHD

Understand your adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) and find the recommended care, treatment and support you need throughout your life.

The most important step in managing your congenital heart disease (CHD) is to know the name of your defect, know what it means, and be able to find the recommended doctors and care options. The Adult Congenital Heart Association’s Clinic Directory, health information, Heart to Heart Peer Support Program, Online Community, and research can help.


Remember, ACHA patient-family membership is free. Become a member today to learn more and stay connected to our community and resources.

Explore CHD Resources

Educational Q&As

Educational Q&As

Health Information tailored for adults living with the congenital heart defects. Our resources cover specific heart defects as well as aspects of living life with CHD, including FAQs and practical advice.

ACHA Wellness Wednesdays

Webinars

Learn more about specific ACHD conditions and defects, and the issues that affect your life during our weekly virtual presentations. Our leading experts and advocates cover interesting, diverse, and timely topics in patient-friendly language.

Resources

Resources

Learn about key issues impacting congenital heart disease patients and caregivers. Use tools from ACHA including the Clinic Directory that helps you locate ACHD clinics in the United States and Canada.

Our Programs

Programs

Discover more about the ACHA peer support program that connect adults with CHD one-on-one with trained peer mentors, learn about our research initiatives and the national accreditation program.

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