M.E. Organisations


I have been building this useful resource since launching M.E. Support in 2001. At the time I was the first person to have gathered this information, having searched the internet and contacted numerous groups. You will now find similar lists elsewhere but this remains a popular part of M.E. Support. I have split the list into two alphabetical sections; National, International & Overseas, along with UK & Republic of Ireland. M.E. Support is not associated with these organisations, and the details are provided for information purposes only. Please read the Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy for further information.

Groups in England are listed by counties but the catchment areas of some groups extend into more than one county: although you may live in one county, your nearest group may be based in another. If the group does not have a website or an e-mail address, you will find their telephone number and/or postal address. Please Contact Me if you have a submission, update or locate an error. This page was last reviewed in May 2016 and I currently have no further information.

You will find links to other sources of information and support throughout M.E. Support. This includes internet based groups and forums, along with websites and blogs created by fellow M.E. sufferers. Social media is another great way to meet other sufferers and seek advice; please visit the M.E. Support Facebook Page for further details. Caution is strongly advised when searching the internet; please follow the guidance from Get Safe Online.


National, International & Overseas


 UK & Republic of Ireland






15th Anniversary

It is with great pleasure that I announce that this year, 2016, marks the 15th Anniversary of M.E. Support.

Please take a moment to read the Anniversary Statement and join me in celebrating this wonderful milestone.


Trending Topics

Lyme Disease has received a lot of media coverage recently. The subject is covered on M.E. Support in Lyme Disease / Borreliosis & M.E. in the United Kingdom.

For additional help and support, please visit Lyme Disease Action
(UK) or LymeDisease.org (USA). 



M.E. My Story is a personal account of life with this
debilitating neurological disease. This revealing article was published in 2001 and recently updated. 

What is your story? Please consider sharing your experience with M.E. Support. Join the inspiring people who have contributed to the Articles Index.


Online Shop

The M.E. Support Online Shop provides a range of products including Awareness Ribbons, Silicone Wristbands, Window Stickers and Cotton Tote Bags.

You can order items quickly and conveniently using secure payment facilities. M.E. Support welcomes customers from all over the world.

M.E. Support Gift Vouchers are available in multiples of £5 and redeemable online.



Facebook Page

The M.E. Support Facebook Page is a moderated space on the social networking service.

This is an ideal place to read and comment on the latest news, discuss and seek advice on issues affecting M.E., along with getting to know like-minded people.

Simply log in or sign up for free and click 'Like' to join this popular service.





Please take a moment to subscribe to the free M.E. Support Newsletter.

This monthly e-newsletter
provides global research and news, along with highlighting M.E. Support updates and offers.



Every year, M.E. Support holds a competition to send someone flowers for International May 12th Awareness Day.

Who would you nominate to receive this surprise gift? Please visit the M.E. Support Competition page for further details.


How to Help

M.E. Support currently has a number of Volunteer opportunities

M.E. Support gratefully receives
Donations and welcomes corporate, family or individual

Would you like to promote a product or service? Reach potential customers with an Advertising package from M.E. Support.

M.E. Support will be launching fundraising packs and media kits later this year.



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25 May 2016
Keyrings Restocked
25 May 2016
23 May 2016
Wheelchair For Sale
21 May 2016
Money Matters
12 May 2016
Competition Winner
12 May 2016
M.E. Awareness Day
10 May 2016
M.E. Support Classifieds
10 May 2016
Anniversary Wishes
9 May 2016
Facebook Likes
6 May 2016
M.E. Organisations

Diary Dates 2016/17

11th Int. ME Conference
1-3 June 2016, London

Severe ME Day
8 August, UK

CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative
28-29 Sept., Newcastle

12th Int. IACFS/ME Research & Clinical Conference
27-30 Oct., Florida USA

Int. CIND Awareness Day
12 May, Global

Millions Missing M.E./CFS Protest
25 May, Global


Forthcoming Articles

The following articles are being written or updated and will be published in the near future:

  1. A Model Mother?
  2. A Self-Help Guide to Managing M.E.
  3. Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  4. Coping with Chronic Illnesses & Depression
  5. Facing M.E. With Faith
  6. I'm A Fighter
  7. Living with Depression & M.E.: My Experience
  8. M.E. is not ME
  9. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Men vs Women
  10. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis:
    Unravelling The Controversy
  11. My Lessons in M.E., Life, Love & Loss
  12. One Life, Three Illnesses
  13. Pernicious Anaemia
  14. Screw M.E.
  15. The Chronically Ill Student
  16. The Long Road to Diagnosis
  17. The War Against ME

Book Royalties

Author Jason Ellis has been writing fiction for children and young adults for several years. His popular books include The Amelia Maylock series and The Holly Silverstone adventures.

He has just launched his latest book, My Long Journey To Sincerity: Elana Mayne, which is now available on Amazon. The story follows sixteen year old Elana who overhears a secret conversation and witnesses a terrible crime.

Jason has followed my work here at M.E. Support with great interest over the years. He has kindly offered to donate a percentage of the royalties for each copy sold to this important cause.


Hire Me

Through my experiences as an M.E. sufferer and webmaster, I have expanded my knowledge of health related issues, along with gaining skills in multimedia management.

I am currently available to Hire for the following projects:

  • Reviews and sponsored posts related to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis for M.E. Support.
  • Freelance writing assignments in the area of health.
  • Content creation and content curation for websites/blogs and social media


Myalgic Encephalomyelitis 

"my-AL-jik" means muscle pain.

means inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.


Quote of the Month

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.