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Support for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

By your side with the resources you need

We help patients manage their MS between their appointments by offering classes, support groups, lectures and events that bring our MS community together. 


Class Offerings 2024

If you have questions, please contact Traci Paxton, LISW-S by phone (614) 788-6119 or E-mail:

Virtual Support Squad

Grab your lunch, get comfy and join us! Relaxed platform for those living with MS to share information and ask questions.


Every Third Monday of the Month 12-12:45 PM

  • Jan 15
  • Feb 19
  • Mar 18
  • Apr 15
  • May 20
  • Jun 17
  • Jul 15
  • Aug 19
  • Sept 16
  • Oct 21
  • Nov 18
  • Dec 16

Positive Peer Connections


OhioHealth Neuroscience Wellness Center
785 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214

This in-person quarterly gathering is for all people impacted by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Be around those who have a positive outlook and want to learn and share tips and resources. The group is led by the MS Clinic social worker. Other MS Clinic and OhioHealth practitioners may participate to share their expertise.
Mondays from 6:15-7:15 PM

  • Mar 4
  • Jun 3
  • Sept 9
  • Dec 2

Care Partner Support Group

Offered by the Dempsey Center, this is a great way to connect with others in a care partner/caregiver role. Receive education and support, as well as learn about community resources.

Third Thursday of Every Month from 2-3 PM

Please contact the Dempsey Center for more information.

Email: | Phone: (614) 788-6115
Parking is available on-site at no charge.

Hot Topics in Multiple Sclerosis

You can join the OhioHealth Multiple Sclerosis team for interactive, in-person/virtual events covering an introduction to our team, hot topics in MS, and an opportunity to ask your questions live! These events are scheduled at least twice a year. Call for dates and times. You won’t want to miss out!

Contacting your OhioHealth MS team

We understand you need quick and easy access to your OhioHealth MS team. We are committed to streamlining your requests and responding in a timely manner. One way you can connect with our team is through OhioHealth MyChart.

You can connect with us using MyChart for the following:

  • Contact your providers for answers to non-urgent questions and follow-up instructions.

  • Request and manage your appointments online.

  • Request prescription refills.

  • View your medical information including medications, medical history or access to forms needed for your visit.

  • Family member access to help keep track of your entire family’s health information and appointments. 

OhioHealth’s MS social worker Traci Paxton, MSW, LISW-S, provides patients with trusted resources to learn more about MS, manage symptoms and connect with our MS patients.

Try these multiple sclerosis apps  

  • MSAA My MS Manager: Provided by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of American (MSAA), this tool is designed to help you manage your MS.

  • MS Attack: Learn about MS symptoms and how these symptoms may present during an MS attack.

  • MyMSTeam: A social network dedicated to those living with MS.