The Mid South Chapter is committed to a philosophy of wellness, offering the encouragement, materials and skills necessary to achieve and maintain a meaningful lifestyle for people living with multiple sclerosis and their families.
At the Mid South Chapter, our goal is to help people learn to manage and understand MS, and achieve maximum independence. The Society offers a wide range of programs to help people cope with the everyday demands of living with a chronic illness. The Society serves people with MS, their families and health care professionals through education, advocacy, information, peer support, therapeutic recreation and many other programs.
The mission of the National MS Society is: We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. Here are just a few of the programs The Mid South Chapter offers. Please feel free to check over the web and see what else we offer.
Lending library of books & tapes
MS Connections, a quarterly newsletter to keep all clients informed of programs & events.
Knowledge Is Power, an 8 week study program by mail.
Seminars to educate & empower.
Referrals to wellness resources & exercise programs (MS Aquatics & Yoga).
Advocacy to increase federal funding for MS research & to address accessibility & health-care issues.
Programs on Employment.
Referrals to Loan Closets that contains durable medical equipment.
To find out more about these programs and more programs of the National MS Society, Mid South Chapter, call 1-800-FIGHT-MS