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October social support group announcement


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

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

Our professionally facilitated social support groups are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month (@1pm), 2nd and 4th Wednesday (2pm), and 4th Monday (@5pm). We also have peer-led social hangouts in the month. We aim to create at least one opportunity a week for you to connect with others in the community. All times are in Pacific Time.

 

Social support feedback

Shared Understandings


Thursday, October 5, 2023 1 - 2 pm

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 2 - 3

Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Thursday, October 19, 2023 1 - 2

Monday, October 23, 2023 5 - 6 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 2 - 3 pm

Sat., Oct. 28, 2023 2:30 - 3:45 pm


 

**New this Fall!**

Based on community feedback we've added an evening session on the 4th Monday of each month for those under

35 years of age.


Thursday, October 5, 2023 1 - 2 pm Pacific Time

Host: Shannon G. (Registered Counselor)

Register


Wednesday, October 11, 2023 2 - 3 pm Pacific Time

Host: Alana N. (Registered Counselor)

Register

Thursday, October 19, 2023 1 - 2 pm Pacific Time

Host: Shannon G. (Registered Counselor)

Register


Monday, October 23, 2023 5 - 6 pm Pacific Time

Under 35 years only Host: Shannon G. (Registered Counselor)

Register


Wednesday, October 25, 2023 2 - 3 pm Pacific Time

Host: Alana N. (Registered Counselor)

Register

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, October 13, 2023 5:30 - 6:30 pm Pacific Time

Host: Jessie (Peer/Community Member)

Register

**New weekend timing** Social hangout - All welcome!

A drop-in session where people living with ME, FM and Long-


COVID can drop in from home while doing a hobby/craft, sipping tea.

Saturday, October 28, 2023 2:30 - 3:45 pm Pacific Time

Host: Jessie (Peer/Community member)

Register

 

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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