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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 Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  2. VIDEO Treating MS

    MS Treatments-Understanding Your Options (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Segal, Dr. George Kraft, Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia, and Dr. Susan Bennett Discusses the following: Can exacerbations be managed? Disease-modifying therapies Symptom management The role of rehabilitation Complementary medicine

  3. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  4. ONLINE Emotional Health

    MS and the Mind (.pdf)

    A reprint from InsideMS. Covers depression, cognitive functions, mood swings, coping tips and medications. (last updated June 2008)

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Cleveland County 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
    Shelby, NC 28150See Map
  6. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    From Clinical Trials to Treatments

    This presentation is: From Clinical Trials to Treatments.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Craven County 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
    New Bern, NC 28562See Map
  8. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Durham Evening 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
    Durham, NC 27704See Map
  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bowel Dysfunction (video)

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

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