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May social support group announcement

Updated: May 24, 2023

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Thursday, May 18 , 2023 Full

Wednesday, May 24 , 2023 Full


Social Support for people living with ME, FM and/or Long COVID

Advanced registration for each session is required. Registration capped at 20.

Our professionally facilitated social support groups are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month (at 1pm PST), and the 2nd and 4th Wednesday (at 2pm PST). We also have peer-led social hangouts in the month too. We aim to create at least one opportunity a week for you to connect with others in the community.

Thursday, May 4, 2023 1 - 2 pm PST

Host: Shannon G. (Registered Counselor)

Register here

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 2 - 3 pm PST

Host: Alana N. (Registered Counselor)


Thursday, May 18, 2023 1 - 2 pm PST

Host: Shannon G. (Registered Counselor)


Wednesday, May 24, 2023 2 - 3 pm PST

Topic: Open discussion, no pre-set topic

Host: Alana N. (Registered Counselor)


Social hangout - Dinner time!

Have dinner with us! This dinner-hour social hangout will provide an opportunity for social connection during mealtime from the comfort of your home!

Friday, May 19, 2023 5:30 - 6:30 pm PST

Host: Jessie (Peer/Community Member)

Register here


Please review our Shared Understandings document prior to your session.

We are collecting feedback on our social support offerings here. For more information on our support groups, please visit: Support groups | MEFM SOCIETY OF BC


We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. The ME/FM Society of BC is receiving funding from the Community Gaming Grants program to assist in the delivery of social support groups and other community engagement efforts.

We also acknowledge the generous partnership between RBC and the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society. With this support, the ME|FM Society of BC is piloting a series of social support groups including individuals impacted by what is commonly known as Long COVID, and meeting the diagnostic criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).



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