Tag Archives: ME Awareness

ME awareness – in the workplace

Explaining ME in the workplace Raising awareness of ME is always a good idea – yes?  But is telling others about your experience of ME always a good idea? There are many creative ways to describe to friends and family … Continue reading

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#HelpNHSbeMEaware challenge is not just for ME Awareness week!

Thanks to those who have let us know they have been writing to their Health Boards with their experiences of NHS staff who don’t understand ME, and asking for training and awareness sessions for them. It is not too late … Continue reading

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ME awareness – the MEA revisits the toxic legacy of McEvedy & Beard

ME Association blog post, 10 May 2017: During ME Awareness Week, we revisit the toxic legacy of McEvedy and Beard   A paper written by two psychiatrists in 1970 has influenced medical, public and media perceptions of ME as an illness for … Continue reading

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ME Awareness day today, 12 May 2017

ME Awareness day 12 May 2017 Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) – what is behind the illness with the hard to pronounce name? #HelpNHSbeMEaware

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Free leaflets from the ME Association – for ME Awareness Week only

ME Association blog post, 8 may 2017: Free leaflets from the ME Association – for ME Awareness Week only  In addition to our ME Awareness BLUE poster  The ME Association is releasing FREE downloads of TWO invaluable leaflets. Explaining M.E. … Continue reading

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#MillionsMissing Days of Action – Global protest 12 May 2017

The #MillionsMissing are 20 million people worldwide missing from their lives because of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) a debilitating and often disabling disease. Events to be held worldwide: UNITED KINGDOM London     Edinburgh     Birmingham     Newry     Isle of Man AUSTRALIA      Sydney EUROPE Copenhagen, … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Light the sky blue!

ME Awareness – light the sky blue on International ME Awareness day 12th May 2017 In recent years a number of public buildings in towns and cities, which are always lit up at night, have switched to blue lights to mark ME Awareness … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Support May 12th with a Thunderclap

Sign up at the ‘It is May twelfth Awareness day!‘ Thunderclap page and they will share the message on  your Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr accounts on 12 May 2017. “Thunderclap makes going viral possible by leveraging your network to support … Continue reading

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ME Awareness – Missing years

Missing years – ME/CFS Awareness These squares have been lovingly crafted in a bid to raise awareness of the little understood but devastating diseases known as ME (Myalgic), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. They show the number of years that … Continue reading

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ME Awareness blog posts 2016

Laura’s pen blog post, by Laura Chamberlain, 12 May 2016: The M.E. Adventures comic: energy and exertion #MEawareness   [Introduction:  Today is ME awareness day, and to make a change I thought I’d make a comic. When I decided to do this I … Continue reading

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