We take action
to end ignorance,
injustice and neglect.

We co-lead DecodeME, the world's largest DNA M.E./CFS research study, alongside supporting people with M.E. of all ages across the UK, and their families, to access information, care and support that meets their needs.

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Your support means we can reach even more people with M.E., campaign for change, and invest in biomedical research.

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We are here for people living with M.E.

We're working to ensure adults, children, young people and families living with the illness are supported during this unprecedented time, and beyond. Get connected to Action for M.E. services, support and resources by phone, email and online, including peer-support and services local to you.

Crisis, Advocacy and Support Service

Our dedicated team is here for anyone living with or supporting someone with M.E. of any age, anywhere in the UK. We can offer understanding and empathy, source practical assistance local to you, and advocate for your needs, as well as sharing information and support about all aspects of living with M.E., for adults, parents, children and young people.

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Our peer-support forums

We have two forums for adults: M.E. Friends Online, open to anyone over 18 affected by M.E., including carers; and our Parent/Carer Forum, for parents, carers and guardians of young people with M.E. If you're aged 18 or under, you can join our young person's community for free, and make friends in our Young People's Forum.

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Supporting Membership

Become a Supporting or Lifelong Member of Action for M.E today. Your vital contribution will help make a real difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands of people affected by this devastating illness. Membership is open to anyone, and is free for children and young people with M.E. aged 18 or under.

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We need your support to reach more people in urgent need

People with M.E. are, as always, our priority. Help us be here for adults, children, young people and families with M.E. when they need it most, campaign for improved services and support, and invest in biomedical research.

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