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Avril: learning self management from people with M.E.

May 21, 2020

Avril, our Project Officer in Scotland, shares her thoughts on self-management in a new blog for Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. She says:

"Normally I work on the Mentor M.E. project, training and supporting volunteer peer mentors and the people they support. Now I am also answering daily phone calls and emails on our new Crisis, Support and Advocacy service [...]

"I have learned such a lot while working here and would say that my knowledge of self management has really increased as a result. This is due to listening to people who really need to self manage to have any quality of life."

If you need support with self-management, or any other aspect of living with M.E., email us or call on 0117 927 9551 and we will do what we can to help.

You can also watch our new short film, in which Naomi, Simon and Daisy share how they manage their symptoms and self-care.