Name of resource: For Family and Friends: When someone close to you have MS
Author details: MS Society
Format: Booklet for friends and family
Target group: Family/Friends (mention of caring role)
Purpose of the resource: Booklet with practical tips and information on support.
Copyright: Copyright protected
Download the resource: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/care-and-support/resources-and-publications/publications-search/for-family-and-friends—when-someone-close-to-you-has-ms
Description: Communication with family and friends is key – listen to your loved ones about the support they need.
Why was the resource developed: It covers common questions and worries, what to say when someone has MS and information for couples and people with children.
The booklet also looks at issues for carers and where we are now with treatment for MS. Each section is full of practical tips, information on where to get support and is illustrated with pictures and quotes from people with MS and their loved ones.
For Family and Friends: When someone close to you have MS