#MEAction State Chapters have been busy this year working to expand awareness, build support for House Bill H.R. 7057, and contribute to the Stop. Rest. and Pace. campaign, and provide much needed support to their communities during this unpredictable time. We are excited to share what they have been working on and remind those reading
You can steer #MEAction UK’s response to the draft ME/CFS guideline consultation. Join a community call, respond to our social media polls, volunteer to read the evidence reviews and more!
On Wednesday, September 23 the CDC held its ME/CFS Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) conference call and the #MEAction community showed up to make our voices heard! Here is our initial summary of what you need to know.
Today is National Voter Registration Day! #MEAction along with many other organizations are sharing with their communities the importance of registering to vote for November’s general election.
Mark your calendars! The CDC will hold its next ME/CFS Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) conference call on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 3 pm Eastern Time. Find information on how to call into the meeting here. The CDC program staff only hold SEC meetings a couple of times a year so now is your chance to participate! These
The Mayo Clinic recently removed harmful recommendations of Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) from their website, a win for people with ME and their families. The site still contains problematic language and misleading information, but this recent change could help many individuals seeking care for their ME. For
Being able to communicate information effectively and efficiently is key to much of the work #MEAction does. We are looking for new volunteers to join us. If you’d like to help us reach and engage our target audiences, we’d welcome you in our social media teams. Don’t worry if you have no previous experience –
What a Summer for Advocacy and Education! We know the summer isn’t over yet, but A LOT has been happening with ME advocacy and education in the United States and the United Kingdom, and we want to make sure you are up to date, in the loop, and ready for next steps! National Institutes of Health (NIH)
#MEAction UK has written a letter of complaint to Good Morning Britain in response to recent statements from Dr Hilary Jones on the programme, regarding the rehabilitation of long COVID patients. In his interview with Kate Garraway yesterday, Dr Jones recommended graded exercise as a strategy for those recovering from COVID-19. There is now a