Welcome to the ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society
We provide support and information for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) in the Canberra region.
ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society provides support services such as monthly support group meetings, a self help course and Telephone Information and Support Service (TISS). We provide information about ME/CFS and FMS to members, medical practitioners and the public. We also raise funds for research into ME/CFS and hold information sessions and events to raise awareness in the ACT region.
If you think you could benefit from any of our services please get in touch.
Thank you for visiting.
PUBLIC FORUM OCTOBER 2013
FREE PUBLIC FORUM>
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome>
Saturday 19 October 2013
1.30pm - 4.30pm>
Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik
Associate Professor Brett Lidbury>
Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik is a renowned international researcher
in the area of genetics/immunology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and one of Australia's foremost authorities
Associate Professor Brett Lidbury has conducted research in Australia and
the USA and is currently persuing biomedical research advances for
ME/CFS at the ANU.>
Pilgrim House Conference Centre
Corner of Rudd Street and Northbourne Avenue, Civic
Free underground parking from Rudd Street
Entry from Pilgrim Plaza or underground car park
NO RSVP REQUIRED
Support Group Meetings
The Support Group generally meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Pearce Community Centre. Meetings are informative, interactive sessions led by a guest speaker. As well, there is always time for a friendly chat over a cup of tea or coffee. All people with an interest in ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or fibromyalgia are welcome.
Please note changed date.
Tuesday 12 November 2013 Support Group
Presentation by well known Canberra physiotherapist:
- hydrotherapy and pain management programs to help people recover
from, or more effectively manage, injuries or chronic illness.
Support Group meetings are not held in December or January.
International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners (ICP)