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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. TELEPHONE Financial Planning

    Financial Assistance

    Crisis financial assistance is provided to clients who encounter a financial emergency. Funds are provided for utilities, housing, medication, and other necessities. Durable medical equipment is also loaned or purchased for those without resources.

  2. IN PERSON Research

    Research Program West Coast

    Educational program for individuals living with MS and their caregiver

  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 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.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    NMSS Miami-Dade Evening Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS

    Multiple Dates
    Coral Gables, FL 33146See Map
  6. TELEPHONE Emotional Health

    Emotional Support

    The MS Society offers short term emotional support.

  7. WEBCAST Research

    Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

    Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

  8. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support

    MSFriends

    The MSFriends program connects you with volunteers living with MS. The common bond of living with MS creates a unique connection. MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

  9. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bladder Dysfunction (video)

    This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses diagnosing bladder problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms.

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