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Join the UK and Scotland’s digital campaign this #MillionsMissing

May is nearly here and that means so is ME Awareness Week and #MillionsMissing! This year, #MEAction Scotland and #MEAction UK are returning to the central theme of #MillionsMissing – drawing attention to the people missing from their previous lives and wider society because of ME. Most people don’t understand how widespread ME is, or

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#MEAction logo is in white in the top left corner and the words Colorado State Chapter are in white laying across an image of snow capped mountains and pine trees. There is a bottom section of the image that is a green box with the words Working-With-Governors-Office-to-Create A New Senior Policy Advisor Role-Leading to Statewide Report on Long COVID

#MEAction Colorado Works With Governor’s Office to Create A New Senior Policy Advisor Role on Long COVID and Post Viral Infection Planning–Leading to Statewide Report on Long COVID

#MEAction Colorado’s first legislative effort in Colorado began with an ME/CFS day declaration in the Colorado Legislature on February 25, 2020. Representative Alex Valdez read into the legislative record a proclamation about the presence of and deleterious effects of ME in Colorado. This effort was relatively easy to accomplish and consisted of finding a representative

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A screenshot of Sue Webber MSP opening the debate on ME in the Scottish Parliament. Sue is a white woman with blonde hair. She’s wearing a flowery blouse, a dark jacket and a chunky necklace. The desks of the Debating Chamber are around her, and some other MSPs can be partially seen. At the bottom of the image, the words The Scottish Parliament debate on ME are written in black over a red box. The #MEAction Scotland logo is at the bottom, right hand corner.

The Scottish Parliament debate on ME

Article summary: Sue Webber MSP’s Member’s Business debate took place in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 2nd February, 2023. It was a successful debate with a good turnout of MSPs from across all parties, and it had to be extended due to the amount of MSPs who wanted to speak. There were calls on the

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Moments that Warmed Our Hearts

This community is at the heart of everything we do. With this being a centering foundation for the work that we do, it is no coincidence that we have all experienced moments that shine a light on how beautiful and heartwarming this community and our work can be! This Valentine’s Day we asked our staff

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Let’s Look at #MEAction’s Top Hits from 2022

As we ring in the new year, it is a wonderful time to reflect on how much #MEAction accomplished in a very busy and exciting 2022! There are so many wins to share, so we decided to narrow down the list to our TOP HITS! ——————- #MILLIONSMISSING 2022: * Bringing together the powerful Virtual #MillionsMissing

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A photo from Millions Missing Scotland of a group of 20 protestors outside the Scottish Parliament. They’re looking serious and holding signs that say Millions Missing, and a pledge signed by MSPs. Many are wearing red ME Action t-shirts. A yellow icon of a person is overlaid next to them with an arrow pointing to it and the words ‘Could it be your MSP?’ A red banner along the bottom says ‘Share your story and ask your MSPs to stand up for people with ME.’

Ask your MSPs to stand up for people with ME

Sue Webber MSP’s motion about ME will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 2nd February – and your MSPs should be there! The motion calls on the Scottish Parliament to recognise the outcomes and recommendations of the stakeholder report on ME, including education of healthcare professionals and development of specialist services. We’re pleased

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#MEAction Scotland’s November Community Call

#MEAction Scotland’s latest community call took place on Wednesday, 23rd November. People with ME from across Scotland joined four volunteers to catch up on what #MEAction Scotland has been doing since the summer. First up was feedback on a very successful #MillionsMissing event at the end of September. The main focus of that event was

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BOLD ACTION is a Commitment to Healthcare Justice for People with ME

BOLD ACTION to me, means mobilizing our community to publicly demonstrate our deep and intense—as opposed to shallow and passive—commitment to seeing healthcare justice for people with ME. It is about bringing our issues to the forefront of public consciousness and putting strong pressure on our leaders to act. Taking BOLD ACTION is both a

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#MillionsMissing 2022: Activism From Home Was Beyond Impressive

There has been so much happening since the #MillionsMissing protest on September 19th. We’ve shared some of our amazing press wins. You tuned into the live stream on Twitter. You saw the article that cover our government’s response. We are thrilled.  And we want to take a moment to acknowledge all of the amazing activism

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