Emotional support

MS can be tough to deal with. Whether you have MS yourself or you’re close to someone who does, it can throw a lot at you, often without warning.

You don’t have to face it on your own. The MS Society can help you get the right support.

Living with MS brings up certain challenges, whether you've just been diagnosed or have lived with the condition for some time.

Woman with MS sitting on sofa

Telling people you have MS can be difficult. It might be hard telling family, or equally difficult telling someone you barely know. There is help out there.

Get advice on telling people you have MS

The MS Helpline is available for free on 0808 800 8000. 

It's there for you whoever you are, and whatever your connection to MS.

Professionally trained staff and volunteers are available between 9am and 7pm from Monday to Friday.

An MS Society Helpline officer

You can also get help from other places - from others affected by MS, and from trained professionals.

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