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Young Adults

HFA鈥檚 Young Adults program offers resources and networking opportunities for people ages 18-30 living with bleeding disorders.

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Did you know that HFA has lots of resources for young adults ages 18-30? Whether you are working, studying, raising kids, or a combination of these things, HFA has tools to support you鈥攁nd most are available whenever and wherever you are.

  • Hangouts and Webinars: Since 2014, HFA has recorded 14 Google Hangouts and webinars for young adults with bleeding disorders on topics ranging from advocacy, relationships, transitioning to adulthood, financial management, insurance, and more!
  • Podcasts: HFA鈥檚 podcast series features seven episodes on health and wellness for young adults, including managing stress, finding and maintaining motivation to stay fit, healthy eating on a tight budget, and more!
  • Toolkits: Need advice on managing your bleeding disorder when you go to college? Starting a new job? Look no further than HFA鈥檚 toolkits, 鈥Off to College鈥 and 鈥Employment Issues鈥. Additional resources and toolkits are available in HFA鈥檚 Resource Library.
  • In-person Opportunities:
    • In October 2017, HFA hosted our inaugural Young Adult Advocacy Summit. 15 young adults from across the country participated in the four-day event at HFA鈥檚 office in Washington, DC. Attendees received training on state and federal policy, advocacy, coalition building, communications, and health insurance, met with 19 Congressional Offices, visited the Capitol and monuments, and discussed issues facing young adults with bleeding disorders. Participants gained a deeper understanding of personal and legislative advocacy, developed ideas for engagement after the Summit, and formed lifelong friendships!
    • During HFA’s annual Symposium, registered young adult attendees are invited to attend a social one night of the event. When registering for Symposium, be sure to check the box indicating you are interested in attending and more information will be sent via email. Past activities have included dinner and bowling.

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