Here you can find copies of all the most recent newsletters.
Please remember that these are the enhanced versions of the newsletter aimed at our 14+ members, so if you’re under 14 there might be some information that you don’t understand or might find upsetting.
If you’d like to put something in the youth newsletter, or to discuss anything that you’ve read in a newsletter, you can contact Youth Leader Lexie.
Find out about our youth reader panel, as well as read the final part of our mental health focus articles.
Read young member Lucy’s (Tricuspid Atresia, 11) story, and read part 3 of our mental health series.
Find out about your heart and how it beats, as well as reading the second part of our series on mental health.
Hear from young member Colbie-Kate (Pulmonary Atresia, 12) who wrote a lovely story about why it’s important to celebrate who you are as a young person with a single ventricle heart condition, read the first part of our mental health series, as well as an article on why sleep is important.
Read Chloe’s (17) story about life as a sibling, how to stay safe in the sun, why you should be careful when it comes to tattoos and piercings, and drinking alcohol when you have a single ventricle heart condition.
Read Dillon’s (HLHS, 10) story about his heart journey, tips for staying warm in the winter, heart journey’s from a number of our older members, and staying safe online.
Read about some of your questions answered, get fundraising ideas, learn about Handmade Hearts, hear an update from the Youth Council, as well as some craft ideas.
Read a story from young member Andrew (HLHS, 17), find out about the Youth Council, tattoos and piercings when you have half a heart, and drinking with your heart condition.
Find out about Endocarditis, hear Nadine’s (HRHS, 25) heart story, get an update from the Youth Council Chairperson, Carys, check out apps that could help you manage your heart condition, and learn about 20 Years of LHM
Matthew talks about his first experience of a stress test, Hannah (TGA & DIOLV, 18) talks about her first year at Uni, Find out how to keep up to date with what’s happening via
our social media networks, Hear from our Youth Council Chairperson, Carys, about how to get involved, and Youth Project Leader Jon says a final farewell and your new Leader Olivia says Hello!
Hear from young member Molly (16) about her life story, from before she was born to right now, find out more about The Somerville Foundation and how to get involved.
Read a few stories of what people got up to at the Open Day, as well as from Olivia on what it’s like to have a brother with half a heart.
Featured in this issue: A full write up of the 2009 Activity weekend with lots of photos and stuff by the people who were there, plus a film review and the usual jokes and riddles.