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These materials are for people who live with multiple sclerosis—including those with a recent diagnosis and those who have been living with MS for some time. Here you will find basic information and tips, personal stories, and links to the MS community.

For People Newly Diagnosed
If you or someone close to you has recently been given a diagnosis of MS, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. We can help.
GO Information for People Newly Diagnosed with MS
For Everyone


Treatments including...

Healthy Living with MS Healthy Living with MS
Exercise, food and diet, complementary and alternative medicine, gender-based issues, and travel & recreation resources
Mind and Emotions Mind and Emotions
Impact of MS on cognition, emotions, stress, and intimacy
Family and Friends Family and Friends: MS in Relationships
Learning to balance MS in relationships with family and children, dating partners, and caregivers is important to overall well-being
Personal Connections to MS Personal Connections to MS
Read stories about others living with MS, meet our ambassadors, and more!
Life Planning and Independence Life Planning and Independence
Make everyday life easier, as well as plan for your future, with financial, employment, health insurance information, and more
For People with Progressive MS
Julia Graham Information for those with advanced MS, including support groups and resources, as well as educational materials for caregivers
GO Living with Progressive MS
Webcasts and Podcasts

  View our online educational programs and read about MS at home with your family or on the go.
Faces of MS

Connect with others who lives are affected by multiple sclerosis, whether it be from living with MS, caring for a loved one, or supporting the MS cause. Visit Personal Connections to MS


Knowledge Is Power

A free 6-week series for people newly diagnosed and their families. Each week material on a different topic is sent directly to your email address or postal address. Read more

GO Register for our
KIP program

Self-Help Groups
Join one of our 1,800 self-help groups across the country, bringing together people who share a common life experience, for support, education, and mutual aid.


In our Library...
Momentum cover

Momentum (formerly InsideMS)
The magazine of the National MS Society

  Keep S'myelin
Our interactive children's newsletter
Keep S'myelin kid
Brochure covers Brochures on a variety of MS-related topics

Books |  Videos

The MS Information Sourcebook
Web Resources
Browse our Library
  Last updated November 20, 2007