Alopecia is an auto-immune disease which causes hair loss in anyone of any age. However, approximately 60% of diagnoses are made in those under 20 years old. Although not life threatening, alopecia is a life changing condition which can have profound psychological effects, particularly through childhood and adolescence.
Hear Hannah’s journey as a nine year old dealing with the emotional challenges of alopecia.
Visit variety.org.au/get-involved/hair-donation/ to find out how you can make a difference on the lives of children like Hannah.