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Whether through physical activity, nutrition, or mindfulness and mental health, everyone has a set of tools to help them in their day-to-day journey. Facing a global pandemic like COVID-19 can be challenging especially for people living with a chronic disease like MS, but there are a variety of tools available to manage anxiety and stress. To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve put together a list of resources you may find beneficial.
Support and Mental Health
Wellness Together Canada offers online tools and resources to help Canadians with a variety of mental health challenges.
Government of Canada connects Canadians with mental wellness supports during COVID-19
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Webinar: Mental Health and MS (Rocky Mountain MS Center)
Resiliency: Addressing the challenges of MS and watch the video on YouTube
Canadian Psychological Association
ParticipACTION offers physical activity programs, resources and guidelines to keep active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Physical Activity - GUIDE FOR PEOPLE WITH MS
MS Essentials Tips: Exercise and MS (MSology)
TIME™ (Together in Movement and Exercise) is a group exercise program led by fitness instructors across Canada for adults living with balance and mobility issues.
Get In Motion is a telephone-based physical activity service that offers support to Canadians living with chronic conditions to start or maintain an at-home physical activity program.
NeuroSask is a virtual program tailored to people with neurological conditions for seated physiotherapy-guided movement and social-connection during COVID-19.
MSology Essentials: Nutrition and MS (MSology)
This is MS by Andrea Dunn
RealTalk MS with Jon Strum
Disclaimer: The MS Society of Canada is providing these links to third party organizations for informational purposes only. The MS Society does not endorse or approve any of the products, services or opinions of these organizations. Some of the information provided by these organizations was developed with the involvement of the MS Society; however, readers should use their discretion and judgment in relying on such information, especially in today’s challenging environment when information is rapidly changing. Please note that the MS Society of Canada is not responsible or liable in any way for the information, products, services or opinions offered by any of these organizations.