Peer Counseling Program - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Peer Counseling Program 

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The National MS Society can connect you to trained volunteers living with MS or who are family members of those living with MS.  Peer volunteers can offer one-on-one phone sessions or email contact to discuss your MS related concerns.

Peer counseling volunteers complete a training program and screening process and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

These sessions are available to those who are:

  • newly diagnosed
  • diagnosed for several years, but coping with new symptoms
  • hospitalized for the first time for steroid treatments,
  • exacerbations, or diagnostic work-up, etc.
  • considering using a wheelchair or scooter
  • pregnant or experiencing a post-partum exacerbation
  • coping with being homebound
  • experiencing a range of other issues related to living with MS 
  • family member of a person living with MS.
The National MS Society’s Connection Programs – which include our support groups, self-help groups, individual
and crisis counseling sessions-- are based on the belief that positive personal change happens through individual
efforts with the support of others.

To get connected with a peer, visit www.nationalmssociety.org/connectionprograms

Contact information

Moyra Rondon
mrondon@msnyc.org
1-800-344-4867

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