Newborn Screening and Sweat Tests

View the full collection of patient resources on newborn screening and sweat tests for cystic fibrosis.

Chest Physical Therapy

View the full collection of patient resources on chest physical therapy for cystic fibrosis.

Lung Transplant

Below are links to a series of YouTube videos by Anita St. John, RN, AE-C, and Beth Bartley, MD, that provide everything you need to know about the lung transplant process.

Tests and Procedures

Mental Health

If you are struggling with a mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many people with cystic fibrosis struggle with mental health. Here are a few resources where you can learn more about cystic fibrosis and mental health and read people’s stories.

From the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation®

From other organizations

Sexual and Reproductive Health

The following resources provide an overview of important sexual and reproductive health information for people with cystic fibrosis, including puberty, contraception and fertility.

College and Cystic Fibrosis

Going to college with cystic fibrosis is a big step, but it is doable! Read and listen to the stories of those who have done it before you. Although not listed here, social media is a great way to learn about the experiences of fellow young people with cystic fibrosis.

From the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation®

From other organizations

Alcohol and Cystic Fibrosis

If you ever find yourself in a position where you may drink alcohol, it is very important to understand the cystic fibrosis-specific consequences of drinking alcohol, such as interactions between alcohol and other medications and how alcohol affects the many parts of your body (liver, brain, lungs, etc). Check out these resources to find out more about alcohol and cystic fibrosis. If you have questions, ask your care team.

From the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation®

From other organizations