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Caregivers/Partners - Taking Care of You!
Our September 26 call will feature DMTs & Caregiving with Kathy Tortorice, Pharm D, BCPS, the VA National Clinical Program Manager in Neurology. She will talk about how caregivers can help manage DMTs for their loved one with MS.
Important Notice: We are phasing out the monthly MS Caregiver Calls. The last call will be held on November 28, 2016.
For immediate help, contact your VA Caregiver Coordinator or Call VA Caregiver Support Line at (855) 260-3274 or go to VA Caregiver Support Website for information about benefits for caregivers.
September is Suicide Prevention Month!
If you or your loved one is feeling in crisis or suicidal, call Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 press 1
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Depression and Suicide Risk in MS: How Caregivers Can Help!
VA Caregiver Resources
Need a break? VA Respite Care can give you a well deserved break! All Veterans and Caregivers are eligible for 30 days of respite time per year.
VA MS Fact Sheet for Family Caregivers of Veterans with MS. VA Caregiver Workbook to help you with caregiver related issues.
VA MyHealtheVet - Caregiving Information
Multiple Sclerosis Caregivers - News and Articles
Emotional Changes in the Veteran with MS: Tips for the MS Caregiver
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Caregiver Wellness > Read the article
MSCOE Caregiver Research and Professional Presentations