Multiple Sclerosis Center Patient Support and Education

Our patients, their families, caregivers, and friends often have questions and require information regarding their MS care, medications, support groups, lifestyle, and care choices.

Our patients, their families, caregivers, and friends often have questions and require information regarding their multiple sclerosis care and related topics.

Our nurse practitioners and nursing staff will work with you closely to answer your questions. The MS Center has also compiled a list of online resources that you may find helpful.

New Hampshire and Vermont support groups

New Hampshire

Bedford

  • Location: Panera Bread, 7 Colby Street
  • Meeting date and time: 1st Tuesday, 10 to 11:30 am, Sept-May only
  • Contact information: 800-344-4867

Berlin

  • Location: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2 High Street
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Wednesday, 9:30 to 11 am
  • Contact information: Roxanne, 603-915-0318

Charlestown

  • Location: The Lower Level Community Room, 28 Railroad Street
  • Meeting date and time: 2nd Thursday, 7 to 9 pm
  • Contact information: Tammy, 603-826-3772

Concord

  • Location: Panera Bread, 75 Fort Eddy Road
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Thursday, 11 am
  • Contact information: Allyssa, 603-836-4757
  • Location: Health South, 254 Pleasant Street
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Contact information: Richard, 603-783-4849

Derry

  • Location: Parkland Hospital, 1 Parkland Drive
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Wednesday, 7 to 9 pm. Does not meet July/August.
  • Contact information: Peg, 603-668-6408

Dover

  • Location: Wentworth Douglass Hospital, 789 Central Avenue
  • Meeting date and time: Last Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm. Does not meet in August.
  • Contact information: Sandy, 603-332-0652

Exeter

  • Location: Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Contact information: Richard, 781-844-4216

Lebanon

  • Location: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Tuesday, 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Contact information: Jill, 857-891-2237; Susan, 802-376-4801

Manchester

  • Location: Panera Bread, 52 March Avenue
  • Meeting date and time: 2nd Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Contact information: 800-344-4867
  • Location: Manchester Police Station, 405 Valley Street (for those in their 20s and 30s)
  • Meeting date and time: 3rd Wednesday, 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Contact information: Jennifer, 603-479-4033

Peterborough

  • Location: Monadnock Community Hospital, 458 Old Street Road
  • Meeting date and time: 1st Saturday, 10 to noon. Does not meet in June.
  • Contact information: Kathy, 603-291-0239

Portsmouth

  • Location: White Heron Tea & Coffee, 602 Islington Street
  • Meeting date and time: 1st Thursday, 3 to 4:30 pm
  • Contact information: 800-344-4867

Vermont

Brattleboro

  • Location: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 17 Belmont Avenue
  • Meeting date and time: 2nd Thursday, 5 to 6:30 pm
  • Contact information: Bruce, 802-490-9905

South Burlington

  • Location: Panera Bread, 1184 Shelburne Road
  • Meeting date and time: 1st Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
  • Contact information: Karen and Carolyn, 802-891-6260

National organizations

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is not able to endorse any of these sites in particular, and patients should remember that information on these sites should not be regarded as medical advice, does not establish a doctor-patient or other relationship, and is not intended nor should be assumed to guarantee a specific result. Please contact a qualified health care provider for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.