|List Name||CFIDS, Lyme, Environmental Illness, & Fibromyalgia -SF Bay Area (CEF - SF Bay)|
|Purpose:||As of Jan 8th 2007, ***this group moved*** to http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/CEFSFB . This list is kept alive for the purpose of allowing people to search through the archives.
When it was active, the purpose of this group was to provide a forum for "talking" about: Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS), Lyme Disease, Environmental Illness (EI), and Fibromyalgia (FM) [all 3 illnesses collectively referred to as CLEF] in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. Discussion includes, but is not limited to:
ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS - Announce CEF-Related events such as conferences, speakers, picnics, and book readings.
RESEARCH/INFORMATION - Share information about physicians, acupuncturists, and other health care professionals in the SF Bay Area. Ask for advice about local social service agencies. Recommend strategies for getting public/disability benefits.
POLITICAL ADVOCACY - Organize political activities. For instance, plan activities for CFIDS/FM Awareness Day.
NETWORKING - Find others to collaborate with on your project. Would you like to start a support group? Are you trying to start an information/referral hotline? Do you want to start a website for PWCEF in the SF Bay Area?
FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND CAREGIVERS in the SF Bay Area (or of people w/ CEF in the SF Bay Area) - are particularly welcome to join this list. Feel free to do research here and get emotional support.
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT - Share your experiences, struggles, and victories. Receive feedback, if wanted. Create friendships w/ other PWCEF in the SF Bay Area and possibly meet in person. Use in conjunction with in-person support groups.
|List Type:||Announcement (read only)|
|Subscription:||Requires owner approval|
|Archive:||Readable by subscribers only|
|Created:||Apr 01, 2002|
|To Join:||Subscribe here, or send an email to CEFSFBfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Stats:||60 subscribers / < 1 messages per week|
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