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Peer Connections: One-on-One

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CONNECTING with people who have MS and share common life experiences or goals for support. Benefits of connection include:

  • Find emotional and other support from others
  • Build confidence in your ability to cope and address issues

Peer Connections: One-on-One

MS affects everyone differently — that’s why it is important to have someone you can count on to support you in the way that you need.

Community at MSconnection.org

Join thousands of people supporting one another and exploring the issues that shape your world.

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MSFriends®

MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

MSFriends:

  • know first-hand what it is like to live with MS.
  • are there to help you deal with the changes brought about by MS.
  • are a sounding board for good decision-making and problem solving.
Call 1-866-673-7436
Volunteers with MS are available to speak with you. All of your conversations are confidential.

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Ask an MS Navigator

MS affects everyone differently — that’s why it is important to have someone you can count on to support you in the way that you need.

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Would you like to be a peer-support volunteer?

Qualifications include:

  • Personal relationship to MS (person with MS, partner or family member of a person with MS)
  • Strong listening and communication skills; empathetic listener
  • Knowledge of and access to internet/email technologies and equipment
  • Dedication to the mission of the National MS Society and a desire to make a difference in the lives of people affected by MS

Contact us at peerconnections@nmss.org.

National MS Society Peer to Peer Connection Programs are made possible through educational grants from Biogen, Genentech, Bayer Healthcare and Sanofi Genzyme.

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