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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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Wood County Marshfield Area Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS and their friends and family.

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  2. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  3. IN PERSON Insurance

    Medicaid Helpline

    This helpline at 1-800-362-3002 is for all beneficiaries of Medicaid.

  4. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  5. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)

    MSAA has funding available for cooling equipment, assistive equipment and MRI assistance.

  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Generation Optimistic

    Social networking group that focuses on living positively with MS. Groups are located in Milwaukee and Madison

  7. TELEPHONE MS Education

    Midwest Teleconference Series - Managing Stress with MS

    The Midwest Teleconference Series is a free educational program that takes place on the 2nd Monday of every month. During this month's teleconference, Managing Stress with MS, understand how stress can impact MS, learn how to respond to stress in your life and learn tips for balancing emotional and physical health at busy times of the year.

  8. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  9. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (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. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  10. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

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