Our Free Young People's Counselling Service

Our new and free Young People's Counselling Service launches on 01 April 2024!

Young people aged 13-18, with either suspected or diagnosed M.E., are able to access up to 12 sessions with our counsellors, who understand the impact M.E. can have on a young person and are here to listen and ensure they get the support they need.

Find out what other services we offer for children and young people here.

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Action for M.E. is the only charity in the UK providing support, including holistic healthcare services, to people with M.E. of all ages and our services have often been referred to as a 'lifeline' by those who have accessed them. We are working to ensure that adults, children, young people and families living with M.E. are able to access the support they need.

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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.

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Our Information, Support and Advocacy team are here for anyone living 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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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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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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