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Emotional Health Programs 

Self Help GroupsSelf-Help Groups
Self-help groups bring together people who share a common life experience, for support, education, and mutual aid. Members of self-help groups share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others. Learn about how you can lead your own group at our FAQ page.

Or find out more about a self-help group near you through one of these links.
Eastern Kansas                          Ozark
Kansas City                                 St. Joseph

Mommies and Daddies with MS
This group is for parents with MS who have children ages birth to12 years old. Ideas are still being explored such as a child-friendly support group for parents, play dates for the kids, outings for both parents and their children or exercise classes for parents. The group will be designed so that children can see that they are not alone in their experience with MS. Their family is just like many others in our area. We currently have a mom with MS in Kansas City willing to facilitate this group. If you’d like more information, please contact Judy Oberheu at (913) 432-3926 or info@nmsskc.org.

Parents of Teens and Young Adults with MS
This group is just what the name implies: a place for parents who have teenage or young adult children with MS to come together. We have a mom of a college student with MS willing to facilitate this group. The meetings will be held at the Landon Center on the KU Medical Center campus. If you are interested, please contact Judy at (913) 432-3926 or info@nmsskc.org.

Mommies with MS

Mommies with MS
Sundays, 3 p.m. CST
Mommies with MS, a new national online radio program, is the brainchild of Tahirah Falah. Tahirah’s goal is to create a forum for new moms with MS to share their stories and discuss issues related to child-rearing while dealing with the disease. Topics include coping with stress of new duties, bonding with your newborn and more.

The program is broadcast every Sunday at 3 p.m. CST. To listen and call in, go to www.blogtalkradio.com/msmommies.