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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. 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.

  2. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Guidelines for the Outside Meeting Support Program (.pdf)

    This document provides guidelines for the National MS Society's support of meetings, workshops and conferences.

  3. Insurance

    Statewide Medicare and Medicaid Contact Information

    Obtaining accurate information about MS can be challenging. For this reason, the chapter has a wide array of information available for persons with MS, their families and friends, health care professionals, students and the general public. Information topics range from identifying symptoms to diagnosis, treatment and research. There is no charge for this information.

  4. IN PERSON Employment

    Vocational Rehab

    The first step in making positive changes is looking at your current financial situation. You can meet with a Certified Financial Counselor in a free, initial counseling session that sets the foundation for identifying what you want to accomplish, including solutions to credit and debt concerns. Apprisen can help assess your financial strengths and weaknesses, and provide you with clearly-defined action steps to improve your personal financial situation. During a confidential, one-on-one counse

  5. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  6. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  7. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  8. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video features is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  9. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  10. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

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