International ME/CFS FM Awareness Day

On May 12th, individuals around the globe will be celebrating International ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day and 2017 marks the 25th anniversary. The May 12th date was chosen because it is Florence Nightingale's birthday and she was believed to have suffered from ME/CFS. Every year a number of events are held to celebrate and highlight May 12th Awareness Day for ME/CFS and FM, kicking off on May 12th and continuing throughout the month of May.

Learn more about how it all started it at


How will you participate this year? We have a host of suggestions for you to pick and choose from in order to make the most of this opportunity for all those with ME/CFS and FM.

May 12

The Bateman Horne Center is focusing our awareness efforts on elevating the voice of ME/CFS and FM in the medical community.

We won't rest until all ME/CFS and FM patients receive first-class care delivered with compassion and integrity and we know you are an important part of the team in getting this done.

Awareness Graphics for You to Use!

Just click on the image you want, then right click on the larger image and select "Copy image..." from the dialogue box that pops up.

Alone, no one person can do it all... But together we can move mountains.

Join the movement and make some noise for ME/CFS and FM

There is a misconceptions that we lack the clinical findings for ME/CFS and FM. We have the tools to make diagnosis more precise; every medical provider must simply learn to use them. You can help.