Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association

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The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1985. They support patients with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia and their families and advocate for more effective treatment and research, as well as, work to educate health-care providers and the general public regarding these often severely-disabling physical illnesses.[1] It is one of the oldest voluntary associations in the United States for patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or CFIDS) and Fibromyalgia (FM). Bonnie Gorman, RN founded the group.[2]

Resources available throught their website are: Downloadable copy of IACFS/ME Primer - 2014 Edition The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Disability Handbook; a Newsletter; a designated phone line for patient's questions; a Support Group Leaders Operational Manual; and links to educational videos and websites.

The association frequently works with the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, the committee that advises Health and Human Services regarding ME/CFS, often having a member of the Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association as a committee member or by providing testimony.

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P.O. Box 690305, Quincy, MA 02269 / Info Line: 617-471-5559

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  1. https://www.masscfids.org/
  2. https://www.masscfids.org/history-of-our-association


The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.

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