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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 Social gatherings and networking

    Boys Night Out

    An exciting new program for men living with MS, Boys' Night Out provides guys-only social events to discuss life with MS. New outings are planned four times a year.

    Garden Grove, CA 92843See Map
  2. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Day at the Bay

    Join other families affected by MS for a day of fun in the sun. Enjoy adaptive sailing on the bay, a delicious BBQ, and fun activities.

    San Diego, CA 92109See Map
  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Family Matters Program

    A focused approach to enhancing the health and well-being of families affected by MS.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Groups (English)

    Groups that are made up of people who can share similar experiences in dealing with MS symptoms and how it may impact everyday living.

    Multiple Dates
  5. Support and Self Help Groups

    Caregivers Need Care Too!

    Reference materials and resources for caregivers to someone with MS.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Caregivers Need Care Too!

    Information for caregivers regarding counseling services and respite options.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Counseling Services

    Living with MS can sometimes be challenging, and so can the variety of emotional reactions a person may feel. In an effort to address these emotional reactions, the chapter offers short-term professional counseling services.

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Respite Care

    Provides respite care for caregivers in partnership with the Southern Caregiver Resource Center and the Orange Caregiver Resource Center.

  9. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

  10. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.