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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 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.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Portland ME Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet in July & August.

    Multiple Dates
    Westbrook, ME 04092See Map
  3. ONLINE Employment

    Home-Based Employment: What You Need to Know

    Are you interested in working from home? Have you been unsuccessful in finding work –from- home positions? Home-based workers living with MS, along with MS Employment Specialist Barbara McKeon, shares tips and resources to help increase your chances of succeeding at home-based employment. Recorded March 20, 2014.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Greater Springfield MA Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company!

    Multiple Dates
    Springfield, MA 01103See Map
  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Dover NH Self-Help Group: People with MS & Partners

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet in November or December

    Multiple Dates
    Dover, NH 03820See Map
  6. PRINT Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group Reimbursement Form

    Form to accompany all receipts for group expense reimbursement requests - hard copy

  7. 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.

  8. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Mindfulness Based Strategies for Coping with MS Pain

    Pain is often an overlooked symptom in MS 80% of people with MS experiencing some type of pain. Learn about the origins of pain in MS, how it is treated with medications and/or rehabilitation and how to manage it through relaxation and meditation. Speakers: Dr. Jonathan Cahill and Ruth Geller. Teleconference Recorded: October 23, 2013

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Concord NH Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company!

    Multiple Dates
    Concord, NH 03301See Map
  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    Dawn Squier

    Fitness Together: Personal Training in Marlborough and Sudbury, MA

    Marlborough, MA 01752See Map

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