Information and Referral
The National MS Society has trained staff on hand to assist people with MS and their families and friends, health professionals, and others in locating information and resources. Some community-based referrals that are available:
- support services
- health care professionals' neurologists, rehabilitation specialists, dentists, gynecologists, and urologists
- in-home services
- long term care
- legal support
- home adaptations
- medical equipment
A variety of free articles and National MS Society literature on MS, current research, and symptom management is also available. Please dial 1-800-344-4867 and press or say 1.
Are you looking for a way to connect with others living with MS in a casual setting? Are you newly diagnosed and full of questions? You don't have to manage your disease alone. Join us for Talk MS. Talk MS is an opportunity for you to ask questions and learn more about the programs and services offered by the National MS Society. Whether you are newly diagnosed or looking to connect with others, join us for an informal conversation about MS AND YOU!
Check our Program Calendar to find a date and location near you.
Knowledge is Power
The Knowledge Is Power (KIP) program is a free, at-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. Knowledge Is Power provides information about dealing with one of the greatest challenges presented by MS - the unpredictability and uncertainty of what is in your future. You can have Knowledge Is Power delivered to your email address or your postal address. Receive these new topics each week in the convenience of your home:
- Taking the First Steps: What is MS? Dealing with Your Diagnosis & Disclosure
- Disease-modifying Treatments for MS
- Maximizing Your Employment Options
- Treating Yourself Well
- Maintaining Healthy Relationships: Family, Friends, and Colleagues
- Working with Your Doctor
Available as either an online (as PDF format) or mail subscription. When we receive your registration, your subscription will begin the very next month and will continue for six weeks at no cost to you. Register for Knowledge Is Power by calling 1-800-344-4867 and press or say 1. Or register online.