WHERE ELSE CAN I FIND SUPPORT?
We understand that thereís a larger conversation happening about MS beyond the EXTAVIA Go Program.
On the following pages are selected third-party organizations dedicated to helping people whose lives are affected by MS. These organizations are independent from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of MS. The NMSS provides information about MS, treatment, research, MS-related events, and more.
You can search its Web site for a local chapter in your area.
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF) is a predominantly service-based nonprofit organization. The MSF provides a comprehensive approach to helping people with MS maintain both their health and well-being. The organizationís programming and support are designed to keep people with MS self-sufficient and their homes safe, while its educational programs heighten public awareness and promote understanding about the illness.
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of Americaís (MSAA) mission is to enrich the quality of life for everyone affected by MS. Its wide array of programs and services bring ongoing support and direct services to people with MS and their families throughout the country. MSAA also serves to promote greater understanding of MS and the diverse needs and challenges of people with MS.
Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly the Heuga Center, is a nonprofit organization offering MS programs based on the philosophy that a person can have a chronic disease and also maintain their health. Programs include education, nutrition, mental well-being, and exercise, as well as learning specific, individualized life management skills and ways to integrate wellness activities into everyday life. You can search for local events and apply for programs on its Web site.
MSWorld is a global online community dedicated to ending the isolation that people feel when diagnosed with MS. Offering chats, message boards, a resource center, and an online magazine, MSWorld aims to provide a safe, informative, and fun place for people with MS to meet, share ideas, and gain useful resources to keep them moving forward while living with MS.
The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (ACPMS) is a national nonprofit dedicated to curing MS by determining its causes. The project is focused primarily on a research effort to find the causes of MS. ACPMS also provides daily updates on MS research, creates a quarterly print newsletter, and hosts a variety of social and educational events throughout the year.