Living with Multiple Sclerosis presents many challenges both physically and emotionally.
There are many organisations who offer expert advice and emotional support, as well as practical and financial help along with support for carers, family members and healthcare professionals.
The following links may be helpful:
MS Society – The MS Society is the UK’s largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). It is a membership organisation made up of people living with MS. They offer support in the form of local groups, a national advice line as well as online forums.
Multiple Sclerosis National Therapy Centre & Therapy Centres – MS National Therapy Centres (MSNTC) is a charity which represents individual therapy centres across England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar.
Multiple Sclerosis Trust – The MS Trust is a UK charity that provides trusted information to help people with MS; train and educate MS health professionals to offer the best care and fund MS nurses in the areas of greatest need.
MS-UK – MS-UK have three national services, a helpline providing information and emotional support; a telephone counselling service and New Pathways which a bi-monthly subscription magazine as well as a wellness centre in Colchester to support individuals with maintaining their well-being and independence.
The UK MS Register – The MS Register is a ground-breaking study designed to increase understanding of living with MS in the UK.
Shift.ms – Shift.ms is a free and independent social network for people with multiple sclerosis. Founded by people with MS for people with MS, the charity supports many thousands of recently diagnosed people across the world as they make sense of MS.
MS People UK – MS People UK is a forum for people with Multiple Sclerosis or for those who suspect they have Multiple Sclerosis but are not yet diagnosed, as well as for friends, families, supporters and those interested in this disabling condition
Specialist MS Support Groups
Mutual Support – Mutual Support exists for Serving and ex-Serving members of the Armed Forces and Reserves, their dependents and carers affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Shane Project The Shane Project is an independent charity for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), their families and carers with a focus on providing support to those with MS from black and ethnic minority people (BME).
Asian MS: Asian MS is a national support group for Asian people with MS, their carers, friends and family.
020 8438 0856 or email email@example.com