WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
(http://www.womenheart.org/). WomenHeart's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit. Along with information about heart disease in women, WomenHeart offers support groups and speakers on heart disease.
American Heart Association (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/). The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website provides tips to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle, information on heart-related conditions, resources for caregivers and educators, and more.
(http://mendedhearts.org). The mission of Mended Hearts is dedicated to “Inspiring hope and improving the quality of life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support”. Mended Hearts educates members on coping with heart disease. They educate family, friends and loved ones about the facts of heart disease and what to expect during recovery.
Adult Congenital Heart Association (www.achaheart.org). The mission of the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is to improve and extend the lives of the millions born with heart defects through education, advocacy, and the promotion of research. Their website provides a listing of adult congenital heart clinics, information on congenital heart defects, opportunities to get support, and more.