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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. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  2. IN PERSON MS Education

    Teleconference Recording Archive

    Audio recordings of past teleconferences for people interested in the content presented.

  3. VIDEO Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  5. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  6. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Lending Library

    A collection of books, audiotapes, DVDs, and pamphlets for distribution by mail. Information is available on multiple sclerosis symptoms, treatments, research, life skills, and mental health.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Algonquin Support Group

    Community support group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    IL 60156
  8. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Chicago: Near North Side (RIC) Support Group

    Community support group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    IL 60611
  10. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Tri-County Pizza Party

    The Greater Illinois Chapter and the Knights of Columbus invite you to attend our free, annual Tri-County Pizza Party in Morton, IL.