Associació Catalana D'Afectats Per La Síndrome De Fatiga Crónica/Encefalomielitis Miálgica
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ACSFCEM or Associació Catalana D'Afectats Per La Síndrome De Fatiga Crónica/Encefalomielitis Miálgica was the first Association of People Affected by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS / ME) in Spain.
It was founded in 1999 by a group of patients and since then, it has been working continuously, caring for the sick, their family and friends, wherever they are, and actively participating in everything that comes in. within our goals. It is a non-profit organization. Its partners belong mainly to Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain.
Aims[edit | edit source]
1. to provide a support and guidance service to patients 2. to give visibility to these diseases, promoting the necessary actions to achieve medical, institutional and social recognition, and the adequate medical and health care of those affected and working to make them occupy the place they deserve.
Activities and events[edit | edit source]
Among the various actions carried out by the Association are:
-Workshops led by professional therapists, such as:
- Microgymnastics, Acupuncture, Music Therapy, the Therapeutic Group, Sophrology ..., which help to improve their quality of life and, above all, to alleviate some of the effects of the disease.
-Talks / Conferences, open to everyone. -Round tables with patients and doctors. -Publications in various media. -The presence on social networks