Welcome to AYME

The Association of Young People with ME (AYME) is a UK charity that provides support for children and young people aged up to 26 who have M.E./CFS. AYME is also here to help and support parents, carers and professionals in health, education and social care. 

This site shares some of the wide range of information and experience we have available, including features on health, education and real life accounts from young people with M.E./CFS.


CALL 0330 2211223
Monday to Friday, 10am - 2pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

Education | Health | Advice | Support

Backed by 20 years of experience and professional advisors

If you are a registered member and have forgotten your username, please email onlineservices@ayme.org.uk with your full name and we will be able to help you.

Not an AYME member yet, or need to re-register? Join FREE today
Already a Graduate, Parent, Carer or Supporter Affiliate? Renew for 2017 here








AYME is a registered charity 1082059, company registration 03981646.

Privacy and Data Protection
AYME exists for its members, who are young people and children. To ensure the protection of these members, their families and/or carers, every effort is made to maintain the security/accuracy of any data held and to monitor the integrity of the advice and support given by AYME. AYME is registered under the Data Protection Act, no. Z9020055.

We use cookies on this website. Please disable them if you do not want them stored on your computer, as they contain user information. Please refer to your ‘Help' menu or visit: www.allaboutcookies.org (please note that this may affect your access to the members' area and message board).

Privacy Policy Statement
Data Protection Policy Statement
More DP information on: www.ico.gov.uk/what_we_cover/data_protection.aspx



AYME launches survey to shine light on the real impact of false accusations against families of young people with M.E./CFS

False accusations against families affected by M.E./CFS have devastating consequences. We've launched an important survey to get to the bottom of just how common these accusations really are. We can then use the results to inform government of the need for change and the importance of family support.

Read the full story here

Whatever your experiences have been, please take just a few minutes to complete this short but important survey: 



Testing online treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME)

Over 700 children and young people are to take part in the largest clinical trial ever undertaken in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) - find out more on our News page.

Time to celebrate

Find out what's happening as AYME turns 20!

What matters to children with M.E./CFS?

New research explores the aspects of life and health outcomes that matter to children with M.E./CFS.


AYME Supporters
For friends and professionals and all those who wish to support us in the work we do; and receive news, research and fundraising updates.

Parents and Carers (previously LINK)
Being a family member of a young person with ME/CFS comes with its own set of challenges, which is why we set up the Parents and Carers group - to equip you with the support and information you need, every step of the way.

Find out more 


Please share your stories and experiences with us. Those we've received so far are truly inspiring, and can bring hope to young people, and their families and supporters.
Email pr@ayme.org.uk and ask for a template.

Read our inspiring stories