Self Help Groups

Support groups allow individuals living with MS to come together to discuss what is important to them. Support groups explore a variety of topics to allow for in-depth discussions and communication with those who know what you are going through. These support systems are great for understanding your own MS by connecting with others who share similar experiences. 

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Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Westminster - Self-Help Daytime and Supportive Partners Self-Help Group

This self-help group is for people with MS, family and friends. The group is open to anyone, but convenient for residents of Carroll County. Please contact the self-help group leader prior to attending a group meeting to verify that the meeting time, date, and location are accurate. Groups occasionally change their meeting schedules. Meeting locations are fully accessible.

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Tewksbury Senior Center in Tewksbury, MA

Standing Positive With MS Support Group

Co-Leader: Marie - 978-858-3973 / marie.horgan@verizon.net


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Westminster MS Support Group

Co-Leader: Patsy - 410-549-3003 / Patsytitus3@aol.com

Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

South Jersey Daytime MS Connections Group

Contact information

Denise Savarese
deeanns53@comcast.net
856-627-6401

Frank Romean
609-364-3477
whooters@comcast.net

Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Spears YMCA in Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Aquatics Exercise Group

Recurring Event - Mon-Wed-Fri

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Oak Crest Village Support Group

This support group is for people with MS. Most participants are residents of Oak Crest Village but the group is open to all. Please contact the support group leader prior to attending a group meeting for directions and to verify that the meeting time, date, and location are accurate. Groups occasionally change their meeting schedules. Meeting locations are fully accessible.

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 01:00 PM

Allegheny County, Squirrel Hill: MS Connection Group

Note: meeting are usually held on the third Monday but sometimes that changes due to scheduling issues – please call Kelli McElhinny to confirm.

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/Allegheny-County,-Squirrel-Hill-Self-Help-Group


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Buffalo/Maple Lake MS Group

Third Monday, 12:30 - 2 p.m. No meetings December - February.

NMSS Support Group


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 02:00 PM
Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids MS Group

Connect with others who understand MS. Enjoy lively discussions, learn valuable information and ways to cope with challenges, have fun and be inspired. Find a group in your community that's right for you.

 


Support Group Event

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 04:00 PM
Riverside Library in New York, NY

Living with MS - Riverside Library

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. Contact facilitator for month to month dates.