Diagnosis – Just Diagnosed? We Are Here to Help

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This leaflet has been written to help those just diagnosed with M.E. You are likely to have a lot of questions and are finding it hard to understand what the illness is all about and how you can find help. We try to answer as many of your questions as we can.

Description

“This leaflet has been written especially to help those of you who have just
been diagnosed.

“You may have so many questions to ask and be finding it hard to understand what the illness is and how to get help.

“We try to answer as many of your questions as we can…”

Topics explored in this leaflet include:

  • What is M.E.?
  • Managing M.E. and getting medical help: some hints to help you cope
  • Pacing and Energy Management
  • Pacing Diary
  • Benefits
  • Managing Emotions
  • Explaining M.E. to other people
  • Getting the help you need

The ME Association telephone helpline – ME Connect – is available every day of the year, during the hours of 10am-12noon, 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Please phone: 0344 576 5326 if you have any questions or would simply like to talk to someone who is there to listen.

Please note this is a download. You can read it on-screen and save to your computer, phone or other device and can attach it to any email you might need to send. But you will need access to a printer if you wish it printed.

ME CONNECT HELPLINE

0344 576 5326

Available every day of the week between these times: 10am - 12noon, 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm.

Calls cost the same as other standard landline numbers (starting 01 or 02). If you have a call package for your landline or mobile phone then calls will normally come out of your inclusive minutes.