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Charity organisations to help my friend with MS

suz64suz64 Posts: 1Member Listener
Hi I need some help and advice please my friend has MS and is alone. She lost her husband a year ago and is severely depressed and suicidal at times. She is wheelchair bound most of the time. She lives in wales I live in Wiltshire so cannot see her as often as I liked to. What I’d like to know is what charity organisations can I contact to try and get her some help even if it’s just someone to talk to. Any advice would be appreciated and thank you in anticipation 

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Posts: 3,220Member, Community champion Brian Blessed
    Hello @suz64 Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing about your friend.

    Sorry to hear about how difficult your friend is dealing with her condition.

    I am one of the team of community champions on the forum. Who guides and offers advice, information to new members.

    There is a MS society.  https://wwwmssociety.org.uk.

    Helpline 0808 800 8000

    Monday to Friday.9am- 7pm.
    helpline @mssociety.org.uk

    Hope that helps.  If you or your friend gets in touch to see what they can offer in form of support.

    Also have a look under Talk about Specific conditions. Lots of members with similar conditions, sharing stories.

    We are a friendly, community. Supportive, care and share.

    Please ask if we can advise on anything. Some one in our community will know or a member of our team.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman


  • steve51steve51 Posts: 4,753Member, Community champion Chatterbox
    Hi @suz64

    Good Afternoon & Welcome 🙏🙏🙏

    I’m very very sorry to hear about your friend’s current situation/problems!!!!!

    We have got a helpline ourselves which might be a best starting place:

    0808 800 3333

    I’m very very happy in helping in anyway that I can offer????

    I have posted the link below to the “Samaritans”


    https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you

    Please please have a good look 👀 & please let me know if I can help/support you further???


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