Huntington's Disease is a brain disorder that affects about 1 in 30,000 US citizens. There are at least 3 known cases of HD in the Delta alone.
There is a support group for families and friends of those affected by Huntington's Disease; grief counseling is also available. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Church of Christ, 721 McKinley in Clarksdale. For more information contact Mahalia Jackson (662-624-4292) or Darnell Felton (662-302-7703).