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  1. Mental Health – Redefining Of Course

    PCHA closes September’s Mental Health Series with Chistina Babera’s story. Christina shares her experience as a patient with us, highlighting the important role talking about mental health plays in destroying the stigma.     In some recent downtime on a day off, I had settled in to read a book written by Hanya Yanagihara, and…

  2. Water In May

    PCHA’s Jennifer Weiner had the great opportunity to receive an advanced copy of Water in May, a Young Adult novel by former Pediatric Cardiologist Ismée Williams. Read on as Jennifer shares her thoughts on the story.      Despite being the number one birth defect, CHD is little known in mainstream society (we’ll get there!),…

  3. Mental Health – Catherine’s Story

    As we continue the Mental Health Series, Catherine Paour, shares her story with PCHA. Misdiagnosis and a CHD discovered later in life has forced her to face anxiety and urged her to spread awareness.      Lots of prayer, purpose and passion has prepared me for a whole (hole) new way of life! I kept…

  4. Mental Health – Q&A with A Mental Health Expert

    We return, with the first September Blog, to PCHA’s Mental Health Series. Child and adult psychotherapist and CHD Patient, Austin Wilmot, helps demystify mental illness as he answers questions often associated with those affected by CHD. PCHA: Thank you for taking the time to share with PCHA about mental health and congenital heart disease. As a…