Recommended Organizations

Action for M.E.

Action for M.E. is the UK’s leading charity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)–also known as CFS.  Their website offers a wealth of news, information, and support resources.

CFIDS Association of America

The largest and most active non-profit organization dedicated to chronic fatigue syndrome, the CFIDS Association offers a vast amount of resources for patients, health professionals, and the public through their website and other publications.

Invisible Disabilities Association

A non-profit organization founded and run by Wayne Connell, the IDA encourages, educates, and connects people touched by invisible illness and disability.  Their extensive website has a wealth of useful articles and resources, as well as an online support community, created to give people touched by illness, pain and disability a place to meet, share and be a source of support to one another through a forum and chat room.

ME/CFS Australia

This national non-profit organization for ME/CFS in Australia provides a national umbrella for all the autonomous  state  organizations, each with their own excellent website to which you can link to from this site.  They offer extensive education and support resources, including information in other languages.

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association 

A non-profit organization providing education and advocacy programs for people suffering with chronic pain from fibromyalgia and overlapping conditions.  The website has a wealth of free information, and annual membership includes a subscription to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Life online magazine

National Fibromyalgia Partnership

A non-profit educational organization founded in 1992, the NFP provides medically-accurate, quality resource information on Fibromyalgia.  Membership includes a subscription to  Fibromyalgia Frontiers, a quarterly publication with a wide array of up-to-date information on research, treatment, and coping strategies.

National ME/FM Action Network

This Canadian charitable organization is dedicated to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and Fibromyalgia through support, advocacy, education and research.


Founded by Dr. Lucinda Bateman, MD, a physician known for her extensive work in CFS/FM research and treatment, OFFER is a Utah-based, non-profit organization provides information and support to the community and beyond. They conduct periodic conferences to educate healthcare providers, patients, and caregivers.

Fibromyalgia Network

A membership-based patient advocacy organization founded in 1988, their website provides access to some free educational information.  Membership includes an informative quarterly Journal and monthly eNews Alert, which include coverage of the the latest patient information and resources.

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