About Solve M.E. Advocacy

Welcome to your advocacy center at Solve M.E. Here you will find current actions, local campaigns, and helpful tools to empower your story and make change. Join our Solve M.E. family as we work together with other organizations, stakeholders, and patient-advocates both inside and outside of the ME/CFS, Long Covid, and complex chronic illness communities.

Advocacy and Empowerment

Solve M.E.’s key advocacy goals include:

Expand and accelerate research investment for ME/CFS and other “long haul” diseases

Expedite government response to the ME/CFS and Long Covid public health crisis

Increase the quality and accessibility of clinical care and patient support for ME/CFS, Long Covid, and other complex, chronic diseases

Raise awareness and improve understanding of ME/CFS, Long Covid, and post-infection diseases

Current Advocacy Action

Make your voice heard! Our Action Kit makes it easy to:

  • Learn about the most current advocacy action items
  • Find your elected officials
  • Send an email to your representative and senators
  • Call Congress and share your story
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Solve M.E. Annual Advocacy in Washington D.C.

Solve M.E. is the proud host and organizer of the annual ME/CFS Advocacy Month. Founded in 2017, this nationwide advocacy effort connects people with ME/CFS, Long Covid, and other chronic illnesses; scientists; clinicians and caregivers to share their unique stories with Congress. These annual events contains actions for every energy level and ability to join, from a social media post, to meeting with congressional leaders face-to-face in Washington D.C. Our goals are to educate, empower, and deliver our message: “#StopTheLongHaul now!”

Solve M.E. Advocates
2021 ME/CFS and Long Covid Advocacy Week Online Lobby Day

Other Advocacy Resources

Strengthen your advocacy for all ME/CFS and all other “long haul” diseases by joining our programs and tapping into our resources below:

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EmPOWER M.E.

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Long COVID Alliance

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Tools + Resources

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Statements + Letters

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