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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. Employment

    Protect Yourself: Insurance Options

    Insurance coverage on the job may involve more than just health insurance. Employer benefits may also include coverage for short-term or long-term disability as well as long-term care insurance. Learn about health insurance protections under COBRA and HIP

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    But You Look So Good

    This counseling series is designed to offer therapy to people with MS. A professional therapist facilitates each group.

  3. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Stress and Symptoms of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about multiple-sclerosis related symptoms that may have been caused by stress.

  4. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  5. IN PERSON Employment

    Employment Connection Program

    The Long Island Chapter partners with United Cerebral Palsy - Suffolk to offer chapter members an employment program that offers career assessments and counseling, resume improvement, computer training, and job placement.

  6. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    When a Parent Has MS: A Teenagers Guide (.pdf)

    For older children and teenagers who have a parent with MS. Discusses real issues brought up by real teenagers. By Diane O’Connell with the Programs staff of the National MS Society. (Last updated July 2014)

  7. ONLINE Health & Wellness

    MS Learn Online-Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (.pdf)

    This is the transcript from the MS Learn Online feature presentation: Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence, featuring Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT.

  8. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Shift in Doctor - Patient Relationship (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  9. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  10. Symptom Management

    The Spectrum of MS: Invisible Symptoms

    Learn how to successfully manage the "invisible symptoms" of MS such as pain, fatigue and cognitive issues.

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