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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. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Facing MS Related Changes with Confidence

    This teleconference discusses the impact of MS on individuals with MS, their families, and friends, and discusses tools and methods that can be used to overcome these new challenges.

    (recorded: 8 Jun 2010; time/size: 1h12m45s/16.3MB)

  2. ONLINE You CAN!

    Websites: Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Webinar Series

    Can Do MS offers a monthly webinar, taking place the second Tuesday of the month. Each session gives insight from MS experts representing different medical fields so participants can ask questions and learn more about managing their MS from the comfort of their home, free of charge. The one-hour call begins at 7pm CST.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Farmington (Lean on Me)

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Farmington, NM 87401See Map
  4. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  5. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: US Dept. of Health & Human Services

    The HHS Family of Agencies works to protect the health of all Americans and provides essential human services through partnerships with state, tribal, and local agencies and grantees.

  6. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: ActiveMSers

    ActiveMSers is designed to help, motivate, and inspire those with multiple sclerosis to stay as active as possible—physically, intellectually, and socially—regardless of physical limitations.

  7. ONLINE Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  8. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  9. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: The Chronic Disease Fund

    The Chronic Disease Fund is a non-profit organization that helps underinsured patients with chronic disease obtain the expensive medications they need. They assist patients who meet income qualification guidelines and have private insurance or a Medicare Part D plan but cannot afford the co-payments for their specialty therapeutics. They pay the patient’s out-of-pocket costs directly to the provider, eliminating the cash flow problems that can prevent you from getting your medications.

  10. 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.

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