West Lothian Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Self-help Group (WLMESH) was established
in 1984 to support sufferers of the condition along with
their families, friends and carers.
have 3 monthly meetings and also organise various
social events or outings throughout the year. Some of
our previous social activities have included canal boat
trips, Christmas Dinner and Party nights.
WLMESH Hub in Kirkton Campus is also used to host
therapeutic services such as Bowen, Reiki and
Hypnotherapy. Check out our Events
WLMESH couldnt function without the Management Committee
who also act as the Trustees for our Charity.The
2016/17 Management Committee
Our Management Committee is made up of both ME/CFS
Sufferers and Non-sufferers. This allows the Committee
to continue functioning and moving forward whilst also
having the input and views of those people who need the
support of the Charity.
As stated in the Constitution
everyone will stand down at our AGM in July 2017 to allow
for the election of our 2017/18 Management Committee.
If anyone is interested in joining the Management Committee
please contact us.
Membership is open to sufferers, their families, friends
and carers who reside predominantly in West Lothian. Our Membership
year runs from 1st August — 31st July each year. Membership
forms are available at any of our meetings or
we can email / post one to you. We currently offer the
* Free Single (1 person)
Joint (2 people)
* Social Single £3 per year (1
* Social Joint £5 per
year (2 people)
Joint Membership is for 2 people residing
at the same address. Social Members will receive
discounted rates for Social Events where a fee is
charged. The 3 monthly sessions we run are free to
*** Lunch Session ***
of each month from 12.30pm in the Cafe at The Ability
Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean Livingston EH54 8PT.
informal gathering where people can meet others who may have
similar experiences. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe.
*** Drop In Session ***
1st Saturday of each
month 1pm — 4pm
3rd Tuesday of each month 2pm —
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group).
An informal session
where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This
session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services in the future such as
Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities
will be posted on our events page as they are arranged.
Complimentary tea, coffee and
biscuits are available during this session.