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Join the fight against stigma and pseudoscience in New York

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This weekend, the New York State Psychiatric Institute is hosting a conference on psychosomatic illness at Columbia University Medical Center -- and they invited Per Fink to speak.  If you have watched Unrest, you know that Fink’s clinic was responsible for the involuntary institutionalization of Karina Hansen, a Danish young ...
Individuals who were lied to and misrepresented by Netflix’s Afflicted include (left to right): Jake, Pilar, Jamison, Jake & Bekah, Jill & Janine

Open Letter Demands Removal of Netflix’s “Afflicted” – Sign the Petition

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On September 18th, more than 40 writers, activists, artists, filmmakers, physicians, and scientists came together to write an open letter to Netflix to request that Afflicted be immediately removed from the service. "We are deeply concerned about its unethical treatment of its subjects and its many factual errors and omissions," states ...

Three ways to help Unrest change the story

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1) Sign up Sign-up to receive Unrest email updates, so you know when the film is coming to a city near you, your family, or your friends! Help us use the film to create a circle of allies, build the movement to fight for equal treatment, and find a cure. 2) Get social Join the ...

Ramsay Award Winners and Webinar with Dr. Zaher Nahle

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Do you have questions about ME/CFS research? Two weeks from today, the last webinar of this year will be held on December 15th with Zaher Nahle, PhD, MPA, vice president for research and scientific programs at Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Send your questions about upcoming research programs to edavie@solvecfs.org To sign ...

Visit the new #MillionsMissing website!

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Ever since the #MillionsMissing protests in May, volunteers have been working on a new site design for #MillionsMissing, and we are pleased to announce that it has just launched. The new site is the work of professional designers and programmers who have generously donated their time to make this happen, as ...

Take Action on Severe ME Day

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Today, August 8th, is Severe ME day.  Today is a day of remembrance, when we think of those whom we have lost to ME.  Severe ME Day is August 8th because that was Sophia Mirza's birthday.  Her death in 2003 was one of the first in which cause of death ...

Watch Free Livestream – Tools for Managing ME/CFS

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 7pm Mountain - Free Livestream. Lucinda Bateman MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Bateman Horne Center, will present methods used at the BHC to partner with patients and help them achieve the best possible function and symptom reduction ...

US: Attend the #MillionsMissing USA call this Sunday!

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This Sunday at 4pm ET, US organizers for the September #MillionsMissing protests will be meeting together to plan, mobilize, and connect with other protesters.  Those who have volunteered to lead a city protest are highly encouraged to attend; those just wanting to learn more about the protests are also very ...

Contribute clips to L.A.’s #MillionsMissing Video

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Last October, I released the short documentary The Last Great Medical Cover Up to a widely receptive audience. Now, I am looking to alter and expand the film in time to promote Round 2 of the groundbreaking #MillionsMissing movement. And I need your help to make this new and improved ...

Hold a Forgotten Plague Screening!

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Forgotten Plague, a documentary that a journalist at The Huffington Post called "a must-see documentary" is now available through ordering a DVD or streaming through Amazon Prime. Much of the documentary's quest is to educate people on ME/CFS, especially those in the medical and health fields. Getting the film in ...