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 at the Church of Christ, 721 McKinley in Clarksdale. For more information contact Mahalia Jackson (662-624-4292) or Darnell Felton (662-302-7703).