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    1. Counseling Services

      Living with MS can sometimes be challenging, and so can the variety of emotional reactions a person may feel. In an effort to address these emotional reactions, the chapter offers short-term professional counseling services.

    2. Ask an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    3. Join a Group or Discussion

      Looking to connect with other caregivers, family members, or people affected by MS? Self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid.

    4. Connect with others on MSconnection.org

      Join thousands of people supporting one another and exploring the issues that shape your world.

    5. Connect with Peers One-on-One

      Search for and connect with a trained peer support volunteer who can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. Connect via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations.

    6. MSFriends® Helpline

      Support from a trained volunteer living with MS, when you want and need it. Connect today by calling the MSFriends helpline at 1-866-673-7436

    Resources

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    1. Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

      Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

    2. What You Need To Know About Tecfidera® (video)

      What is Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate), formerly known as BG-12? Clinical trial findings; Potential side effects. Featuring: Bruce Cohen, MD and Gabriel Pardo, MD. Part one of one: 12 minutes

    3. A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

      Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated May 2015)

    4. A Place in the Workforce (.pdf)

      On employment strategies and options. (last updated March 2007)

    5. African Americans and Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

      It is a myth that African Americans don't get MS. Become engaged with programs and resources supporting optimal care and living well with MS. (last updated 2018)

    6. Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

      Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

    7. Donnie Horner - A Veteran's Perspective (video)

      This video features Donnie Horner, a veteran living with MS.

    8. Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

      This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

    9. MS Connection Online Community

      MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

    10. Family Matters

      MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

    11. Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

      The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

    12. Caregivers Need Care Too!

      Reference materials and resources for caregivers to someone with MS.

    13. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

    14. A History of MS (book)

      This work aims to answer some of the fundamental questions of the history of MS.

    15. Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier (book)

      From basic principles to unique solutions for saving time and energy to specific ideas, this book is packed with helpful information for those coping with the special challenges of a chronic illness. Updated chapters cover Home Safety and Accessibility, Computers and Technology, Looking Good, Feeling Better - Grooming and Dressing, Managing Mealtime, and much more.

    16. Everyday Matters

      Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

    17. Enabling Romance (book)

      Considered by many to be "The Joy of Sex for people with disabilities," Enabling Romance candidly covers: shattering sexual stereotypes; building self-esteem; creative sexual variations; reproduction and contraception for people with disabilities; specific information on several different physical and sensory disabilities, including spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, postpolio syndrome, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, amputation, blindness and deafness.

    18. Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      In clear, understandable language and with helpful illustrations, this book explores every symptom of MS and discusses clinically tested and proven methods for the proper and effective management of each. No symptom is omitted: from spasticity, tremor, weakness, and fatigue to bladder, bowel, and sexual difficulties.

    19. Pharmacists

      This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview for Pharmacists.

    20. Cambios Anímicos en Personas con Esclerosis Múltiple

      Si bien los profesionales clínicos notaron los cambios anímicos asociados a la esclerosis múltiple desde el siglo XIX no les dieron el mismo nivel de atención a los síntomas anímicos que a los síntomas físicos, sino hasta hace poco.

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