Fibro Active, Long Eaton, Derbyshire
Fibro Active is a support group for people with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ ME and their carers. We are a positive and inclusive group that focuses on healthy lifestyle, light exercise, support and sharing information as well as educating members about their condition and help them move forward with their acceptance and management of the illness.
We are based in Long Eaton, Derbyshire and meet Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings. Our members are benefiting from our holistic programme of Tai Chi for Arthritis, gentle walks, nutrition and lifestyle workshops and emotional support. For more information you are invited to join our closed group on Facebook and find positive support with over 325 local members and check out our website, we have lots of useful information and links to local services.
Fibro & ME Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Fibro & ME is a volunteer-run support group for people affected by fibromyalgia and ME/CFS and their carers in the East MIdlands area. We are based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
We meet every Tuesday 11am – 1pm. We aim to provide a sense of belonging and friendship in a relaxed and supportive environment and we hope to reduce the social isolation often caused by these illnesses. We run a variety of activities including crafts, chair based exercise classes, reflexology, assisted walks, family events during school holidays and easily accessible trips.
Every weekly meeting includes a 1 hour cuppa and chat session to enable members to share useful tips and seek advice. We work in partnership with local and national organisations to share information and knowledge about services that could benefit our members and their families. Above all we offer the opportunity to meet with people who understand without the need for explanation.
A warm welcome awaits you!
Telephone: 07707 543 296
High Peak Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support
Telephone: 0844 887 2363 (please leave message if untended).
ME Derbyshire, a friendly volunteer-run support group who celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2013, has been providing valuable help, information and guidance for sufferers, their families and carers.
A complete cure for everyone with the disease may be some way off but ME Derbyshire continues to provide understanding, friendship and encouragement for those whose quality of life is affected by their distressing and unpredictable symptoms.
Telephone: 01332 864120