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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. VIDEO MS Education

    MS Next Step®

    Hearing the diagnosis of MS is never easy. MS Next Step is designed to answer questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis and provides an introduction to MS and the programs and services of the National MS Society. (Available in Spanish.)

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Luzerne County Self Help group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

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  3. IN PERSON Employment, Insurance and Financial Planning

    Health Care Reform Resources

  4. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  7. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    Well Spouse Association

    "You Are Not Alone" and "When One is Sick, Two Need Help" Well Spouse Association support includes face-to-face support groups, respite events, and conferences; an online forum; peer mentors, and so much more.

  8. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  9. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  10. VIDEO Treating MS

    What You Need To Know About Tecfidera® (video)

    What is Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate), formerly known as BG-12? Clinical trial findings; Potential side effects. Featuring: Bruce Cohen, MD and Gabriel Pardo, MD. Part one of one: 12 minutes

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