If you or someone close to you has recently been given a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. Or, you may be feeling so overwhelmed by the diagnosis that you aren’t sure what kinds of questions to ask. The National MS Society has developed programs to give you the information and support you need to live comfortably and confidently with this change in your life.
We invite you to use this website as a resource. If you have any additional questions, please call 757-490-9627 or 1-800 FIGHT MS to speak with an MS Navigator.
Taking the First Steps
An at-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS.
Get the facts about MS: what it is, who gets it and why, what symptoms it can cause.
Strategies available to modify the disease course, treat relapses, manage symptoms, and improve function and quality of life.
Telling others about your MS may be the first thing you want to do—or the last.
Read about the ways MS can affect employment and learn some strategies for maintaining your place in the workforce.
What the Hampton Roads Chapter Can Offer
The Hampton Roads Chapter offers a wide range of educational programs that will help those with MS cope with the everyday challenges of living with a multiple sclerosis, and likewise, fun programs that those with MS can enjoy with their family and friends.
Whether you have or may have MS finding the right information for you is an important step.
The Hampton Roads Chapter is your partner--helping you find the resources you need.