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MS Awareness Week 2023

This year, MS Awareness Week will run from 24-30 April. For the first time ever, we’re joining forces with six other MS charities: MS Trust, Overcoming MS, MS Together,, MS-UK, and MS Therapy Centres. We’re coming together with a common goal – to raise as much awareness about MS as possible. We want to make this year’s MS Awareness Week bigger and better than ever!

MS is unpredictable and different for everyone. So we worked with an incredible group of volunteers from the MS community to develop this year’s theme, #MSMakesMe, to reflect everyone’s unique experience.

Use the hashtag

Throughout the week we’ll be encouraging our community to use the hashtag #MSMakesMe to tell us how the condition makes them feel. This might be angry, strong, anxious or positive. Whatever it is, we want to shine a light on the diversity of living with the condition. We want everyone affected by the condition, including family and friends, to highlight the hugely diverse impact it can have on mental wellbeing.

We’ll be sharing a huge range of MS stories from across the UK. And we’ll be signposting people to information, stories and resources from all the charities involved.

How can I join in?

Share your #MSMakesMe story by emailing [email protected].

Or post how MS makes you feel on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #MSMakesMe.

MS Awareness Week is also a great opportunity to increase understanding of MS across your own, or your group’s, networks and channels.

If you’re holding an in-person event, we're creating a downloadable poster which will be available on our main website here from next week. Why not print it off, ask everyone to add how MS makes them feel, and share a photo.