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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.

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  1. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  2. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  3. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  5. IN PERSON MS Education

    In-service trainings for rehabilitation professionals (occupational therapists, physical therapists, aides and assistants)

    Education programs for professionals providing physical and occupational therapy rehabilitation, offered by National MS Society staff.

  6. IN PERSON Exercise

    Adaptive Chair Yoga (St Marys)

    Adaptive yoga class designed for people with disablities and inabilty to be on the floor.

    Multiple Dates
  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS, family and friends.

    Multiple Dates
    Bethesda, MD 20814See Map
  8. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Dale City/Woodbridge Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS, family and friends.

    Multiple Dates
  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    Balance and Beyond (Annandale)

    This class will help you enhance mobility, strength and flexibility. Advanced techniques from the FallProof fall prevention program are incorporated to challenge and improve overall wellness.

    Multiple Dates

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