Multiple Sclerosis: Helpful Resources for a Recent Diagnosis

By Rosalind Kalb, Barbara Giesser, Kathleen Costello

If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), you may be wondering “So what do I do now?” Because emotions can kick in quickly, whatever words the doctor said after giving you the diagnosis may be lost in a blur. Obviously, you’ll have opportunities to talk about it further in follow-up visits, but it may reassure you to know that many helpful resources are available to help you navigate the next few days, weeks, and months.

Other helpful national organizations include the following: