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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

  1. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Antelope Valley Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  2. Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD

  3. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  4. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    "Diet & MS - The Nutrition Connection, Part 1" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: October 13, 2010 Presenter: Denise Nowack, RD This two-part teleconference highlights the importance of proper nutrition in MS; diet & symptom management; and simple strategies for eating well.

  5. Health & Wellness

    Preventative Care Recommendations for Adults with MS

    A colorful chart detailing the medical tests, vaccinations, and general health and safety rules recommended for all adults with MS.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Downey - Young Professionals Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS in their 20s, 30s & 40s.

    Multiple Dates
  7. ONLINE Legal

    "Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: October 3, 2013 Presenter: Kim Calder, Director of Federal Health Affairs and Insurance Policy of the National MS Society Topics of this teleconference include: background on the National MS Society’s involvement in healthcare reform, explanation of the ways the Affordable Care Act impacts private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, an overview of the new Health Insurance Marketplace and state Exchanges & additional resources about the Affordable Care Act

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Bishop Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  9. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  10. Symptom Management

    Managing MS Through Rehabilitation

    What rehabilitation can do for mobility, fatigue, driving, speech, memory, bowel or bladder problems, sexuality, and more. By Randall T. Schapiro, MD and Susan E. Bennett, PT, DPT, EDD, NCS, MSCS