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 ME/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 ME/CFS.


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     AYME is a registered charity 1082059, company registration 03981646.


NEW Scotland Leaflet have a read of AYME's latest publication, aimed at services in Scotland.

AYME's NEW GP Leaflet has already been distributed to 10,000 practices around the UK! Download a copy today.

...and AYME's NEW Education Fact Sheet is now availabe to download and circulate around your local schools.

Nearly 95% of children and young people with M.E./CFS have had their illness disbelieved Read AYME's official press release for M.E. Awarness Week 2015.

M.E. Awareness Week 2015 Find out what's going on this year and get involved!

Take part in the Great North Run for AYME! The next GNR is in September this year. Email events@ayme.org.uk to sign up!

New ME/CFS research announced To find out more and to read Dr. Esther Crawley's comments, take a look at AYME's article. 

AYME's book, Forget ME Not, now available to purchase Click on the link to find out more about the collection and to buy it for only £6.99!

Write to your MP

Members, parents and carers - please write to your MPs using the template letters (downloadable below), and help AYME to get your voices heard on behalf of all of the children and the young people in this country affected by ME/CFS.

Find out more about our General Election Campaign

Letter to MPs from Members

Letter to MPs from parents/carers


New! AYME Supporters: for friends and professionals and all those who wish to support AYME in the work we do and receive news, research and fundraising updates.

Re-launched! Parents and Carers (previously LINK): AYME understands that being a family member of a young person with ME/CFS comes with its own set of challenges. That's why we set up the Parents and Carers group, to equip you with the support and information you need, every step of the way.

To find out more and join here


AYME is collecting members' stories, and the ones we've received so far are truly inspiring. We hope that they bring hope to young people, and to their families and supporters. You can share your own story by emailing pr@ayme.org.uk to ask for a template.

Read the stories we have collected so far here.