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Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 05:00 PM
Alberta May's Restaurant in Stanley, WI

Chippewa County Stanley Self-Help Group


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Odd Fellows in Warren, OH

Courage, Hope, and Faith MS Support Group

Our aim and goal is to provide information and help with resources for those who have MS and their caregivers. As a group we support each other, to lift each other emotionally, physically and spiritually. Our motto is “I have MS but MS doesn’t have me.”

If you have any questions or would like to discuss information that may be of interest to our affiliated support groups, please contact the MS Focus Support Group Program staff at (888) 673-6287, or supportgroups@msfocus.org.

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Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:30 PM
Grandview Home Health in Danville, PA

Montour County, Danville: MS Connection Group

MS Connection Groups or self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid. Benefits of participating in a connection group include:

  • Learning new information and strategies for confronting problems.
  • Finding support from others.
  • The opportunity to help others.
  • Feeling empowered and more self-confident in coping with challenges.

The Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society MS Connection Groups focus on support, advocacy, education, and are social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, parents with MS, carepartners, or African-Americans.

Members of an MS Connection Groups share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/PAX/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/Montour-County-Self-Help-Group


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 07:00 PM
Scarsdale Public Library in Scarsdale, NY

Living with Relapsing-Remitting MS

Self help groups unite people who share common life experiences for support, education, and assistance. Self-help group participants share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

 


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM
The United Presbyterian Church in Wood River, IL

Talk MS: Alton/River Bend, IL

Contact Information
To join this Talk MS Group, please contact group leader, Joe, at 314-706-3711.

You can also contact Katie, NMSS Programs Manager, at (314) 781-9020 or 1-800-344-4867, option 1 or email Katie at katie.maclean@nmss.org.

 
Talk MS Groups
The Chapter sponsors a network of community Talk MS groups facilitated by people with MS for people with MS. The groups provide an opportunity to share information, discuss common concerns, and have fun in a relaxed social setting! Members of Talk MS groups share a belief that positive change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.
 
The benefits of these groups include:
  • Learning new information and strategies for confronting problems.
  • Finding reassurance and support from others with similar life experiences.
  • Developing personal insights and achieving personal growth.
  • Guest speakers sharing their expertise.
  • The opportunity to be helpful to others.
  • Feeling less isolated.
  • Learning to express feelings better and to be more sensitive to the feelings of others.
  • Feeling empowered and more self-confident in coping with challenges.
  • Developing a connection to a community and personal identification with a social group. 


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Elk Grove Village in Elk Grove Village, IL

Elk Grove Village

Attending an MS support group makes it much easier to connect with others facing similar challenges related to MS, make new friends and build personal networks of support, and find information about MS-related resources available in your local community. 

Please contact the facilitator of the group you wish to attend to learn more about the group and where it meets. If you still have questions about the Chapter’s MS Support Groups after contacting the facilitator, or need help locating a group closest to your home, please contact our Information Resource Center at 1-800-344-4867 and ask to speak with a Service Navigator.


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM
Kankakee in Chicago, IL

Kankakee Support Group

Attending an MS support group makes it much easier to connect with others facing similar challenges related to MS, make new friends and build personal networks of support, and find information about MS-related resources available in your local community. 

Please contact the facilitator of the group you wish to attend to learn more about the group and where it meets. If you still have questions about the Chapter’s MS Support Groups after contacting the facilitator, or need help locating a group closest to your home, please contact our Information Resource Center at 1-800-344-4867 and ask to speak with a Service Navigator.


Support Group Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 07:00 PM

Derry NH Self-Help Group

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet  July & August

NMSS Support Group