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What is Huntington's disease?

Huntington’s disease is an illness caused by a faulty gene in your DNA (the biological ‘instructions’ you inherit which tell your cells what to do).

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Our team of Specialist Huntington's Disease Advisers are here to help you - they can provide information, advice and support on all aspects of Huntington's disease.

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Getting help

We are here to offer support and advice no matter what stage of Huntington's disease journey you are on. We support entire families, carers, healthcare professionals, employers and teachers.

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Support for young people

If you are a child or young person that has someone with Huntington’s disease in your family, this section is for you.

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Latest news

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Roundtable debate about person centred care in Huntington's

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Your donation will help us support people living with Huntington’s disease.

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£67.69 allows us to provide care and support groups for families with Huntington's disease

For professionals

Training

Training

Did you know that the Huntington's Disease Association offers a range of training for professionals?

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Webinars and videos

Book on to one of our live webinars or watch any of our recorded sessions.

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Professional resources

Useful leaflets and guides to help professionals understand Huntington's disease.

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Patient journey

Understand the patient journey and at what interventions are needed at different stages of the disease.

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Challenges

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