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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 Social gatherings and networking

    MS Connection Online Community

    MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

  2. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Depression and MS (.pdf)

    Symptoms of depression, the relationship between MS and depression, available therapies, and where to find help. (last updated November 2011)

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Beaufort County, NC Self-Help Group

    Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

    Multiple Dates
    Washington, NC 27889See Map
  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Columbia Afternoon Self-Help Group

    Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

    Multiple Dates
    Columbia, SC 29206See Map
  10. 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)

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