·Fundraising for AHMF – Premier ME/CFS Research Foundation in Australia www.ahmf.org
·Public Information sessions – such as held in National Science Week 2006
·Specialised information sessions – eg. Education providers, General Practitioners
·Awareness Day Activities (May 12) – Fund raising and information sessions
·ME/CFS Association of Australia – helping create awareness on a national level www.mecfs.org.au
Publications (to list a few)
·Canadian Overview Guidelines – Doctors Guidelines for ME/CFS
·ME/CFS/FMS Brochure – general information on ME/CFS & FMS
·Quarterly Journal –including local reports, personal stories, and world wide research
·Service Directory – Brochure of services available to people with ME/CFS/FMSin the ACT
·General Booklets - eg “How to communicate with your doctor” & “Coping with CFS”
·Information Kit for Schools and Young people
·Chameleon Newsletter on CD Rom - includes articles on a variety of relevant topics
·Written material provided from our support group speakers each month
·Library - books related to ME/CFS available to borrow
Where are we?
The Society is based at the SHOUT (Self Help Organisations United Together) Office in Pearce Community Centre.For inquiries the SHOUT Office is open from to Monday to Friday ph 6290 1984.
Who can join the ME/CFS Society?
Membership is available to people with ME/CFS/FMS, friends, family, health professionals and any interested parties. As a member you will receive full access to all of our resources. The current membership is $30(students, pensioners and Centrelink recipients $20).
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