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Mental Health Awareness Week 18 - 24 May 2020

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. This week think of an act of kindness you can reflect on or carry out. Share your thoughts and pictures with us. They don’t have to be big things, it can be as simple as sharing an inspirational…
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Video message from our President & Founder, Professor Jane Somerville

Donate Now: https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/12760 #COVID19 #ACHD #Charity #Fundraising https://youtu.be/hCPmFrhEQvc
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Living through a global pandemic with a chronic health condition: how to protect your mental health

Author: Dr Liza Morton Like many people living with a serious medical condition my complex cardiac history puts me at greater risk of serious complications from COVID-19. Initially, I struggled to find expert advice during a fast moving situation…

10 tips to protect your mental health in a time of coronavirus

 Authors: Dr Nicola Cogan, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lanarkshire/Lecturer in Psychological Science and Health, University of Strathclyde & Dr Liza Morton, Counselling Psychologist, Teaching Fellow, University of Strathclyde In…
Richard Bird

Introducing Richard Bird

Hi everyone, I consider it a great privilege to have been recruited as the new Wellbeing Coordinator for the Somerville Foundation. I’m aware that I have big shoes to fill, since my predecessor, Anne Crump, did such a marvellous job over…
Richard Bird
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Emotional and Mental Health Resources

Emotional and Mental Health Resources Here are a selection of articles and resources designed to help with coping with the emotional and mental health issues of living with Congenital Heart Disease. Here are the contact details of the main…