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Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) aims to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening, research, and supporting affected families.

About CRY

Every week in the UK at least 12 young people die of undiagnosed heart conditions. Since its formation in 1995, CRY has been working to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD). CRY supports young people diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions and their families in the followning ways:

  • promote and develop heart screening programmes

  • fund medical research

  • offer bereavement support to families affected by YSCD 

  • publish and distribute medical information written by leading cardiologists for the general public

  • fund specialist referrals, screening and cardiac pathology services at leading UK hospitals.


Why CRY?

Find out why NAHT president, Paul Gosling nominated CRY as NAHT's charity partner for 2022/2023 in the short video below.


Find out more about CRY

W: https://www.c-r-y.org.uk/

E: cry@c-r-y.org.uk

T: 01737 363222 (Available 10am – 5pm Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays)


Registered Charity Number: 1050845