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Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 06:00 PM

Petoskey Self-Help Group

Please contact for exact time.

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital-Wheaton 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.

 

Contact Support Group leader for details!


Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 05:00 PM

Adams County Friendship Self-Help Group

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 5:00-6:00 p.m. October through April and 6:00-7:00 p.m. May through September.

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 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, April 15, 2020 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


Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 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, April 15, 2020 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, April 15, 2020 at 06:00 PM

Huntsville Self-Help Group


Support Group Event

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 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, April 15, 2020 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.