As a chapter of The Huntington Society of Canada, Young People Affected by Huntington Disease (YPAHD) aspires to a world free from Huntington Disease (HD). YPAHD strives to:
•Provide a community and support network for young people affected by HD
•Increase public awareness thereby enabling others to understand the disease
•Raise funds to deliver services for those living with HD and to further research in order to slow and prevent HD.
•Listen to and advocate for the needs and goals of young people affected by HD through the communication mechanisms provided by the Huntington Society of Canada.
See the YPAHD website www.ypahd.ca
Youth Mentorship Program
The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) is pioneering a new national Youth Mentorship Program for youth affected by Huntington Disease (HD).
The program is designed to support young people across Canada who face the everyday challenges of growing up in a family affected by HD.
For information about this program and how to become a mentor or mentee, please contact the Youth Mentorship Cooordinator: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-306-979-9111 or 1-855-253-0215 or HSC National Office at 1-800-998-7398.