The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid South Chapter, is committed to a philosophy of wellness, so that people with MS can achieve and maitain a meaningful lifestyle. Our goal is to help people understand MS, and achieve maximum independence.
The Society offers a wide range of programs to help people cope with the ever present demands of living with a chronic illness. The Mid South Chapter serves people living with MS, their families, health care professionals and the community through education, advocacy information, peer support, therapeutic recreation and many other programs.
Information Resource Center
The Information Resource Center is not only for people with MS, but also for family members, friends, employers, and health care professionals.
Supportive professional staff is available to speak with you Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.
Call our Information Resource Center at 800.344.4867 to obtain answers for the questions about:
MS and newly diagnosed
- current research and treatments
- community and medical resource referrals
- Health and Social Security benefits
- and thousands of other questions
Any person diagnosed with MS, living in the Chapter area may apply for financial assistance.
We recognize that MS is a costly disease and encourage all individuals who need help to apply. Learn more.
Self Help and Support Groups
Our self-help and support groups are wonderful and supportive venues that give you the opportunity to meet others affected by MS and offer support and information about living with MS. To find the right group for you, check the listing of the groups in your area. If you cannot find a group in your area, please call the Mid South Chapter office to discuss further options or 800.269.9055.
Wellness–How to live well with MS
There are many opportunities to live well with MS and maintain a quality lifestyle and one key way is to exercise. The benefits of exercise are numerous, and today there are many classes and wellness activities that are adaptable to differing levels of ability. The Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society offers a variety of fun, challenging and interesting exercise options.