Huntington's disease (HD) is a hereditary illness which means it is passed through families. It is a neurological condition and is part of a group of diseases which affect the brain and central nervous system. With HD, specific brain cells stop working properly and then die.
What is SHAYP
It's the Scottish Huntington's Association Youth Project which works with and supports young people aged 8-25 living in families affected by Huntington's disease.
Is our new campaign to increase our supprter base by three by 2020.
The ask is simple, just tell three friends about Huntington's disease and the work of the Scottish Huntington's Association who don't know about the condition or the charity.
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