Along with the information and advice available from Action for M.E., local support groups are a fantastic resource for people affected by this complex condition. They be a great source of:
You can find your nearest group by searching our local services directory using your postcode.
If your group needs new members, or has a special event scheduled, please get in touch so that we can add it to this page.
The Hereford Times and Redditch Standard have both reported that Worcestershire M.E. Support Group faces closure (September 2016). UPDATE: Thanks to the publicity received from the Action for M.E. and others, volunteers came forward at the group's AGM to help it continue. "Our group is viable, and continues - but there may be some changes in the future," says group Chair Ian Logan. "We still need more people to run the informal groups throughout the county. If you are able to help the group in any way, please email me or phone 01886 888419."
Herefordshire M.E. Group urgently needs new committee members to keep it running. It started in 1986, providing information and support to around 60 members through meetings on the first Saturday of every month at the Aspire Community Hub, Canal Road HR1 2EA. The group has a monthly newsletter, and annual subscription costs £8 to cover costs and access to the group library. Please get in touch by email or visit the group's website.
A medical and research meeting will take place at the Brighthelm Centre in Brighton on Thursday 6 October, 2pm to 4.30pm, hosted by the Sussex & Kent M.E. Society. The meeting will focus on the neurological picture of M.E. and and research to be carried out by Prof Mark Edwards and Dr Neil Harrison at Sussex University. Tickets cost £3.75, including refreshments. Contact the group on 01273 674828 or visit its website.