Build a Better Me: Arthritis, Pain Support & ME/CFS ACT is now one organisation providing co-ordinated supports to people living with ME/CFS.

ME/CFS ACT does not provide medical advice or recommend or endorse any specific treatment, therapy, practitioner or service.

What we offer


Learn practical strategies for coping with ME/CFS and FMS and how to develop your own individualised self management program. Adults of any age can benefit. The course is available to both members and non members however bookings are essential.

Next Course to be held beginning 5 May 2022.  Please call 6251 2055 to book your place.

Access to all the services of Arthritis and Pain Support ACT

Members of ME/CFS ACT are part of the Build a Better Me: Arthritis, Pain Support & ME/CFS network in the ACT.  Members have access to the wide range of services provided by Build a Better Me across the ACT.   We are also closely linked with Emerge Australia and share resources with Emerge and people living across Australia.

Tired Teens/Lounging Lizards

Tired Teens is a support network for young people and parents/carers of young people living with post-viral malaise or have a diagnosis of ME/CFS or any other condition that means the young person has reduced energy levels and therefore is not able to fully participate in all elements of life.

The Lounging Lizards is a chat/Art Therapy group for young people living with fatiguing conditions.  Teens to young adults are welcomed.  This group is held on Wednesday afternoons and is supported by our Art Therapist.  General chat with the option of Art Therapy processes are involved.

Chat Support Groups

Support Groups operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday for people living with fatiguing conditions.  Groups are on a drop in basis held online.

In COVID safe times a monthly coffee group meets – contact us to find out when the next group meet-up is planned.  Please note we are very cognisant of the current COVID risks and are only holding this group at the request of our members.  All other chat groups are held via zoom to decrease both the energy needed to participate and to keep you COVID safe.

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