Healthcare provider education:
ME Symptom management & referral
ME/CFS Crash Survival Guidebook: The Art of Living with ME/CFS
The guidebook can be viewed online, downloaded, or printed – in color or black and white.
Designed for patients, allies supporting patients and for medical providers, this guidebook aims to help the individual prepare in advance for a crash/PEM episode, ensuring their critical needs are met. It offers guidance in carrying out everyday living activities that support energy conservation with ME/CFS.
Harm of exercise in ME/CFS
Provincial referral support*
Complex Chronic Disease Program (BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Vancouver)
*Please consider waitlists are lengthy for patients to be seen. Physician to physician consultations may be available to support family physicians.
The CCDP also publishes a Community and Financial Resources in BC Guide (updated June 2022).
Specialist referrals for co-morbities
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)
Gastrointestinal symptoms, IBS
Referrals for in-home visits
OT home assessment/support
In-home lab services