Huntington's Disease Society of America, Inc.
Rating: 4.83 stars 121 121 reviews 4,551
505 Eighth Avenue Suite 902 New York NY 10018 USA
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease. The Society works tirelessly to provide the family services, education, advocacy and research to provide help for today, hope for tomorrow to the more than 30,000 people diagnosed with HD and the 200,000 at-risk in the United States.
everyone affected by HD and their families.
Geographic areas served:
all of the United Stated
Research - supplies research as advised by its medical & scientific affairs committee. The research projects are involved in finding cures and treatments for huntington's disease.
patient and family services - provides counseling and referral services to patients with huntington's disease and their families.
chapter development - provides workshops, seminars, and symposiums on huntington's disease through a network of chapter affiliates and branches throughout the united states.
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I love that they have outreach for young people affected by the condition. I found several other people that were also taking care of their dying parents all while facing the possibility of their own diagnosis. It helped me not to feel so alone, which is invaluable.
The HDSA has changed my life in so many ways. I have been introduced to other great HD organizations through them. I have new found family because of the HD community and all that the HDSA has done for us over the years and I have gained SO much knowledge. Without the HDSA, I would never have found all the love and support I needed to get through the hardships of this disease.
I don't know where I would be without HDSA, they've educated me and at the same time helped me move forward in my time of need.
Thank you HDSA for introducing me to other youth in the HD community me and allowing me to gain great experience as a volunteer.
The HDSA and the NYA have done tremendous things to connect me with others going through similar struggles and to ultimately make my life better.
HDSA has changed my life for the better. This organization has not only provided me with resources and education, but also a FAMILY. In this organization, family truly is everything. I am ever grateful for HDSA and their support of youth across the U.S. through their National Youth Alliance.
At a time in my life, when all seemed hopeless in getting the necessary help for my loved one who is suffering from HD, HDSA was there.
I was at the end of rope, I called HDSA, and started crying on the phone trying to get answers on what to do, where do go from here, and all my questions were not only answered, I was comforted by a wonderful woman. She was reassuring that I wouldn't have to do this alone, HDSA would guide and help me with all our needs.
They were more than just words, HDSA provided me with all the resources I needed.
Without their help, I don't know where my family would be now.
My heartfelt thanks are with all the wonderful people at HDSA. During the hardest time of my life, HDSA helped ease my burden and was there for me.
I am forever grateful to all the wonderful, compassionate, and helpful people that are the HDSA! Thank you for all you do for people with HD and their families!
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HDSA is a major platform for individuals who are at risk, have HD or have loved One's who suffer from the disease. I am thankful for HDSA and the awareness this organization raises for the disease, as well as the resources it provides for individuals/families affected by the disease.
Thank you HDSA for all of your support. We appreciate the help and resources.
I have attended education days in my state and i am so grateful for HDSA bringing awareness to people in my community. I have been able to connect with other family members.