Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Montreal telephone support and self-help groups

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The Montréal Chapter offers a number of self-help groups for people with multiple sclerosis and their caregivers. It also provides telephone listening and support services and can refer people to resources in the community.

Psychological support by phone The Montreal Chapter offers psychological support and counselling. These services assist people who have just been diagnosed with MS, those who are having an attack, or the family members of a person with MS. Counsellors listen attentively, empathize and can suggest resources and potential solutions. Call us at 514 849-7591.

Self-help groups for people living with Multiple Sclerosis

The purpose of this group is to enable people living with MS to discuss how to better cope with the different aspects of the disease as well as its consequences on daily life and their loved ones.

SELF-HELP GROUP (IN ENGLISH) Self-help group for English-speaking people with MS.

SELF-HELP GROUP – RECENT DIAGNOSIS (IN FRENCH) Self-help group for people who have been diagnosed with MS within the past 3 years. These are people who are learning how to live and cope with the various aspects of the disease and their consequences on day-to-day life as well as on their loved ones.

SELF-HELP GROUP – PEOPLE WITH MS (IN FRENCH) Self-help group for people who have had MS for over 3 years.

SELF-HELP GROUP - CAREGIVERS (IN FRENCH) PROVIDING SUPPORT WITHOUT NEGLECTING YOURSELF! Self-help group for caregivers. Caregivers are family members or friends who provide ongoing care and assistance, without pay, to those in need of support due to physical or cognitive conditions.

For more information or to participate, contact Patricia Rizan at 514 849-7591, extension 2249.

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