MS Alliance of Virginia

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The Mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Virginia

  • Provide programs, events, activities and services for people living with MS in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding areas, including Veterans.
  • Educate and empower people with MS, their care partners, friends and family.  We will guide people to organizations that can assist people with their needs.
  • Contribute to awareness in the community, including educational programs to young people, first responders and community organizations.
  • Encourage and expand support groups to include assisted living facilities, homebound people and help others start upbeat groups in their area.

In the News

New MS Treatment Guidelines

With the first revision in more than 16 years, updated recommendations aim to give you a bigger say in how you manage your disease.

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In our summer conferences for the past few years, Dr. Alban Gaultier has been telling us that the gut is the key – to eat our yogurt Find out more what a team from the University of Toronto and the University of California San Francisco have discovered. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Roanoke Valley MS Support Group

    March 28, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood-Rt 419&I581, 4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018, USA

    Topic: MS Awareness for Family & Friends
    Facilitators: Kathy Cockrell, Therapist; Carol Watson, RN and Billie Ritchie, MS Friend
    Bring your caregivers, family, kids and other loved ones to go into facilitated breakout sessions and learn from each other.

  • Roanoke Valley MS Support Day Group Meeting

    April 9, 2019  12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood-Rt 419&I581, 4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018, USA

    Description:Topic: Emergency Preparedness
    Guest Speaker: Roanoke City Fire/EMS
    Come for refreshments and browse literature from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

  • Mountain Empire MS Support Group Meeting

    April 11, 2019  5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
    Bristol Public Library, 701 Goode St, Bristol, VA 24201, USA