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.
Living with MS-Brooklyn
Individuals coping over the long term with a wide range of chronic disease related MS issues including but not limited to more visible MS symptoms.
Group will meet one session per month on a Monday, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Please DO NOT attempt to attend group without prior contact and confirmation from group leader!
New members welcome on a monthly basis.
Register online or call 1-800-344-4867, option 1
Start Date: Monday, December 19, 2016
End Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
You can RSVP for this event online. Please see link below.
Recurring Event - Mon-Wed-Fri
September 10, 24 October 1, 22 November 5, 12, 19 December 3, 17
Contact group leader for meeting location.