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Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources
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Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation programs and resources to support your recovery.

Key takeaways

  • The Heart Foundation is committed to supporting Australians who have recently experienced a heart event and their carers.
  • You can access our free support program and resources to help you understand and manage your condition and return to your version of a quality of life.
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My Heart, My Life  program - Heart attack and angina   

If you have recently experienced a heart attack or angina (link) event you can register for our free My Heart, My Life program. Friends and family who support you are also encouraged to register. The program offers free print resources, email and text journeys, webpage content and support calls from our qualified health professionals at the Heart Foundation Helpline 13 11 12.

Register for the My Heart, My Life Support Program

My Heart, My Life: Managing your heart health booklet

My Heart, My Life is a resource with practical advice and assistance to understand and manage your heart health. The booklet can help you understand heart disease, treatments and tests, and how you can look after your heart health in hospital and after leaving. This booklet is for those diagnosed with heart disease and their support people. 
 

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