Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month 2020
March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, and MSAA is proud to support this national campaign with several educational activities. MSAA has focused the 2020 awareness campaign on The Mind, Body, and MS Connection, addressing the integration of physical and emotional wellness strategies to improve MS symptom management and overall quality of life.
Please join us for the following free MS Awareness Month activities:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
MS experts Mary Rensel, MD and Amy Sullivan, PsyD of the Cleveland Clinic describe the mind-body connection in MS and discuss how to improve symptoms through diet, exercise, and stress reduction. Watch this video.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
Marriage and Family Therapist Cheryl Young, MAMFT of the Louisville Mindfulness Center explores how learning Mindfulness techniques can help you better manage life’s stressors, decrease anxiety, irritability, and fear; and begin to rewire your brain. Watch this video.
Live Ask the Expert Programs
Join us on the My MSAA Community online platform for a live chat conversation on:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
Featuring MS Expert Annette Okai, MD
Medical Director, Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center of Dallas at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
To read a transcript of the discussion, please visit My MSAA Community.
MSAA Podcast Episodes
Listen to MSAA’s latest podcasts on wellness:
Featuring physical therapist Brian Hutchinson, PT of the MS Achievement Center who discusses how physical activity can improve your body and your mind, and offers easy and effective exercise options for everyone living with MS. Listen to this episode.
Once again featuring MS experts Mary Rensel, MD and Amy Sullivan, PsyD of the Cleveland Clinic as they talk about brain health and provide helpful strategies to improve MS care through nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and overall healthy living. Listen to this episode.
MSAA’s 2020 MS Awareness Month’s The Mind, Body, and MS Connection campaign has been made possible by the generous support of Biogen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Genentech.
Please make a donation today
Your support allows us to continue to help more people in more places with our vital programs!
Other Awareness Month Links
- Press Release from MSAA
- Regional Educational Programs – check out our Calendar of Events for more information on an in-person program near you
- MS Conversations blog – read new posts from MSAA and our guest bloggers during MS Awareness Month
- My MSAA Community – join our growing online community platform and share your own story about MS during March
MSAA is very proud to celebrate the work of artists affected by multiple sclerosis. Enjoy new submissions from artists with MS, including our latest Artist of the Month.