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Peer Connections: One-on-One

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CONNECTING with people who have MS and share common life experiences or goals for support. Benefits of connection include:

  • Find emotional and other support from others
  • Build confidence in your ability to cope and address issues

Peer Connections: One-on-One

MS affects everyone differently — that’s why it is important to have someone you can count on to support you in the way that you need.

MSFriends®

MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

MSFriends:

  • know first-hand what it is like to live with MS.
  • are there to help you deal with the changes brought about by MS.
  • are a sounding board for good decision-making and problem solving.
Call 1-866-673-7436
Volunteers with MS are available to speak with you. All of your conversations are confidential.

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MS affects everyone differently — that’s why it is important to have someone you can count on to support you in the way that you need.

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Would you like to be a peer-support volunteer?

Qualifications include:

  • Personal relationship to MS (person with MS, partner or family member of a person with MS)
  • Strong listening and communication skills; empathetic listener
  • Knowledge of and access to internet/email technologies and equipment
  • Dedication to the mission of the National MS Society and a desire to make a difference in the lives of people affected by MS

Contact us at peerconnections@nmss.org.

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