Camp Odayin campers are among the 1 in 100 babies born with a congenital heart defect each year. Many of these amazing kids have endured multiple heart surgeries. Having heart surgery can be traumatic. Camp Odayin is good medicine to help reduce the mental health risk factors linked to childhood trauma. We provide:
We provide heart kids with meaningful connections, personal growth, and tons of laughter. Now more than ever, we need community and we need to support mental health.
To learn more about the mental health risks for children with congenital heart disease, read the following article from Everyday Health: https://www.everydayhealth.com/heart-disease/children-with-congenital-heart-disease-times-more-likely-to-have-a-mental-health-disorder-study-finds/