The young person's guide to MS Sources of information and support
We hope that this book has been helpful in answering the questions you had about MS and that you have picked up some useful tips from other young people who are in a similar situation to you. However, if you still have some questions that are unanswered, or if you want more information on MS or living with a parent with MS, below are the details of some organisations that may be able to help.
National MS organisations
The MS Trust is a UK-based charity for people with multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and all health professionals. Their website provides information for anyone affected by MS.
Tel: 01462 476700
National MS Society
This is the website of the American MS Society. It contains two sections specifically for young people - Keep S'myelin and Teen InsideMS.
Canadian MS Society
This site contains lots of information and interactive activities for young people with a parent with MS.
The MS Society is another UK-based charity that produces numerous publications on MS.
Tel: 0808 800 8000
Young carers organisations
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers - Young Carers Site
This is an interactive website for young carers that includes discussion boards and live webchats.
Runs services throughout the country supporting young carers.
The Children's Society - Young Carers Initiative
A site for young carers, their families and those who work to support them across the UK.