Resources

A) Websites
ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help Program
Free articles, success stories, online books and videos, logs and worksheets (500+ pages).

Treating CFS and Fibromyalgia
Free step-by-step guide to creating an individualized treatment plan for CFS and joint project of the self-help program and Hunter-Hopkins clinic (Dr. Lapp).

B) Courses & Groups
ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help Program
Set of six inexpensive and free self-help courses and support groups focused on learning practical skills and sharing support. Includes course for family members.

C) How-To Articles, Success Stories & Forms
Basics: CFS & FM 101
Overviews of CFS and FM, treatment options, what to do to get better

Coping Strategies
Includes Getting Through the Bad Days, Illness and Housekeeping, Making a ‘Not to Do List’, Work Options

Logs, Forms & Worksheets
Free logging forms, a logging FAQ, and articles on how to learn from experience

Pacing: What It Is and How to Do It
Pacing tips and success stories

Stress Management
Strategies for both reducing and avoiding stress

Success Stories
Almost three dozen accounts of improvement by people with CFS and fibromyalgia

Treatment Options
Options for fatigue, pain, poor sleep and other symptoms. Also, how your doctor can help and how to create a symptom management plan