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  • WHAT IS HD - 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. In HD specific brain cells stop working properly and then die.
  • INFORMATION AND RESOURCES - Find all the information and resources you need including PDF downloads here...
  • GET INVOLVED - We are always looking for new ideas and ways to raise funds for the charity. If you want to get involved then find out all you need to know here.
  • VOLUNTEERING -The Wellbeing Volunteer will be offered meaningful and rewarding activities appropriate to their availability, location, knowledge, skills and length of time commitment as well as his/her expressed interests and needs.
  • CONTACT US - Anything you want to find out about or ask a question? If so send us a quick email or give us a call...

Welcome to Scottish Huntington’s Association. The SHA is a Scottish voluntary organisation which was formed to provide a Scottish support network and specialist advice for individuals and families living with Huntington’s disease. We aim to raise awareness through information and education.

The Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) is a Scottish charity that was established by families living with Huntington’s disease (HD) in the late 1980s. Experiencing directly the dearth of services available to them, the organisation pursued he goal of setting up specialist family support services and this ultimately blossomed into the development of an extensive network of specialist services.

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