Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (SCAF)
Support for patients and families who have been affected by SCA.
Detailed information about the exact nature of SCA, incidence, treatment and survival.
Personal perspectives: links to several different blogs relating to SCA.
Online community for sudden cardiac arrest survivors and families affected by SCA.
American Heart Association (AHA)
Informative graphic illustrating the difference between a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest.
AHA branch locator and information on local cardiovascular and stroke initiatives and programs.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association (SCAA)
Links to articles and resources related to many of the physical and emotional concerns of survivors.
SCAA chapter or affiliate locator.
Educational resources and materials on the nature of SCA, information on ICDs and additional medical research.
The online membership support community of the SCAA.
SCA survivor stories and medical emergency response information.
Identify and unite survivors and those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, as well as others who are interested in being advocates on SCAA issues in their communities and beyond.
Healthy Heart (India Medtronic)
Facts about SCA and the difference between heart attack and SCA.
Heart Rhythm Society
Information on the electrical system of a normal heart.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA)
Information on the difference between heart attack and SCA.
Online SCA risk assessment form to help identify those at risk for conditions that can cause SCA in the young (defined as under 50).
Information on recognizing and addressing depression after SCA, or any kind of heart event.
Advice for those caring for loved ones. The focus is on those with heart disease, but these tips are applicable to the family and loved ones of SCA survivors as well.
Network of 460 hospitals and rehabilitation clinics offers services to heart patients through visiting programs, support group meetings and educational forums.
Parent Heart Watch
State-by-state network of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the effects of SCA in youth.