King’s College London needs your help

Researchers at King's College London would like to invite young people (aged 18 or younger) with M.E./CFS and primary caregivers to take part in a study to help us to learn about why young...

AYME welcomes its 9,000th member

National charity, the Association of Young People with ME ( AYME ), has welcomed its 9,000 th member. Reaching the impressive figure this autumn, the charity has now brought its essential...

AYME’s GP fact sheet: our statement

In recent weeks, the Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME) has received a limited number of queries via email and twitter with regards to a statement on our GP fact sheet. The statement...

New research study published by BMJ

What matters to children with M.E./CFS? A new research study has been published by the BMJ.

AYME's Education Fact Sheet

AYME's National Support Workers have collaborated with professionals across the country to produce a fact sheet for schools and their staff. We encourage our members, parents and carers,...

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative

NEW collaborators come on board the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative   People with M.E. need better treatment and support This can only be achieved through increasing the...

AYME Spotlight Tour

AYME Spotlight Tour is launched! AYME is on the road! We're delighted to announce that AYME's National Support Workers are going to tour the UK over the next 12 months, taking their...

PRESS RELEASE: Local Girl Sparks Chain Reaction for M.E.

LOCAL GIRL SPARKS CHAIN REACTION FOR M.E.   This Wednesday 5 th August, Lizzie Horgan, 25, is calling on local people to get involved in a fitness fundraising event with a...

AYME team welcomed by Newport Pagnell

National charity, Association of Young People with ME (AYME), celebrated the formal opening of its new offices in Newport Pagnell with a ‘tea party' on Friday 10 July 2015. Attended by local...

AYME Member Wins Youth Ambition Award

AYME Member, Skye Wheeler, has won the Taking Charge of Your Life Award as part of the Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards.     Skye was nominated for an...

Damehood for AYME's President, Esther Rantzen

On June 25th 2015, AYME's President, Esther Rantzen, was made a Dame by the Princess Royal at an investure ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Congratulations, Esther! You can read our...

AYME featured in Sunday Express article

On Sunday 21st June 2015, the Sunday Express newspaper published an article entitled:  ME parents' fury at child abuse claims.  The staff team at AYME worked with journalists over...

Sunday Express, 21 June 2015... ME parents' fury at child abuse claims

ME parents' fury at child abuse claims HUNDREDS of parents whose children suffer from a crippling illness that leaves them permanently exhausted have been falsely accused of child abuse. ...

Scotland Conference

One of our National Support Workers, Sheila, attended a conference in Scotland earlier this week. Click on the image below to open up our most up-to-date leaflet aimed at services in...

Knit a Tulip for ME: Press Release

On Thursday 14 th  May 2015, AYME will join parents, carers and supporters of our charity who founded and are running the Knit a Tulip for ME  project. The campaign will be launched...

AYME's GP Leaflet

The Role of GPs in Supporting Paediatric M.E./CFS  Take a look at AYME's GP leaflet that has been circulated to 10,000 GP practices in the UK! Next time you see your GP please...

M.E. Awareness Week 2015: AYME's Press Release

NEARLY 95% OF CHILDREN WITH M.E. HAVE HAD THEIR ILLNESS DISBELIEVED    The Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME) has revealed that 94% of children and young people...

Media Case Studies

Become a media case study for AYME!   If you are an AYME member or a parent/carer of an AYME member, and you would be happy to talk to the media this M.E. Awareness Week and...

M.E. Awareness Week 2015

AYME's M.E. Awareness Week 2015 From Monday 11 th May to Friday 17 th May 2015, AYME will be celebrating M.E. Awareness Week with a variety of goings-on that we know our...

AYME's Chief Executive meets the Prime Minister!

This morning, 24th April 2015, AYME's Chief Executive Mary-Jane spotted Prime Minister David Cameron in the next compartment on the train... Definitely not your average commute!   ...