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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 Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Websites: Polar Products

    Offers an array of cooling products, including thorough information to help you decide which products are right for you and fit your budget.

  2. 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.

  3. 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)

  4. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Teleconference Series: Nutrition

    This teleconference covers the important roles of diet and exercise in managing and minimizing symptoms of MS.

    (recorded: 8 Mar 2010; time/size: 1h17m15s/14.4MB)

  5. PRINT Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    With this book, readers will be able to find other options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited,learn about potentially dangerous interactions between CAM therapies and medical treatments used in the management of MS, identify CAM therapies that are effective, low risk and inexpensive, and recognize ineffective, dangerous or costly alternative therapies.

  6. ONLINE Vehicles

    Driving with Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Addresses questions and concerns about how MS might affect a person’s ability to drive now or in the future. Includes information about driving evaluations and different types of auto adaptive equipment. By Pat Niewoehner, BS, OTR/L, CDRS, and Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD. (New October 2013)

  7. ONLINE MS Education

    What Is Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts. (last updated August 2014)

  8. 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
  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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