Who We Are

Welcome to the Huntington's Disease Society of America's South Central Region. Our region covers New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Mississippi, and Colorado. Our region includes the following chapters and affiliates: Arkansas Affiliate, Greater Houston Affiliate, Greater North Texas Affiliate, Louisiana Affiliate, New Mexico Affiliate, Oklahoma Chapter, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Southwest Oklahoma Affiliate, and Texas Affiliate.

Our Mission
To improve the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease and their families.

Our Vision

A world free of Huntington's disease.

About HDSA

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world's leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington's disease and their families. In the battle against Huntington's disease no one fights alone. At HDSA, family is everything.

HDSA Centers of Excellence in Our Region

The HDSA Centers of Excellence provide an elite multidisciplinary approach to Huntington's disease care and research. HDSA currently has 39 Centers od Excellence across the United States. Our region is fortunate to have these institutions as part of this outstanding program:

HDSA Centers of Excellence

Ochsner Health System (LA)
University of Colorado (CO)
University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston (TX)
Colorado Neurological Institute (CO)

At these world-class facilities, patients benefit from expert neurologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counselors and other professionals who have deep experience working with families affected by HD and who work collaboratively to help families plan the best HD care program throughout the course of the disease.

For the exact address of each HDSA Center of Excellence, click here for our Locate Resources page. 

Contact Us

Regional HDSA Social Worker
Cheryl Lenheiser

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