MSAA Podcast

MSAA Podcast


Episode 12: Mental Health and MS – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 1

March 04, 2024

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode “Mental Health and MS” as the first in a three-part series entitled “Finding Joy in the Process: Managing Mental Health in the MS Journey.” Hosted by Yahaira Rivera, Director of Mission Delivery and Program Development for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2024 MS Awareness Month theme – Improving Lives Through Supportive Connections. Our guest, Amy B. Sullivan, PsyD, ABPP, is a behavioral medicine specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine along with being the Director of Behavioral Medicine & Research at the Mellen Center for MS. In this episode, Dr. Sullivan discusses such issues as common symptoms that impact mental health, advice for someone that might be experiencing a mental health challenge, and strategies that could help to cope with mental health in one’s MS journey.


This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III).


MSAA strives to provide useful, up-to-date information, on matters of concern to MS patients and their families. This material is intended for general informational purposes only, and it does not constitute medical advice. You should not use the information presented as a means of diagnosis or for determining treatment. For diagnosis and treatment options, you are urged to consult your physician.


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