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The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association is one of the oldest voluntary patient associations in the United States. We are a non-profit 501(3)c organization. Founded in 1985, our organization exists to meet the needs of CFIDS/ME (Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalopathy) and FM (Fibromyalgia) patients, their families and loved ones. We also work to educate and involve interested healthcare providers. We seek to educate the general public so that CFIDS/ME and FM will be recognized and understood as real, serious, and severely-disabling illnesses. Our mission The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association is dedicated to working and advocating for effective medical research and treatments that will both alleviate patient suffering and lead to a cure. We provide information and supportive services to help patients, their families, and their loved ones cope more effectively with these illnesses.