Shropshire SMEG Self-help groups
People with this mysterious illnesses M.E. often find it quite helpful to meet others with the same illness. Because of this, M.E. self-help groups in have sprung up in Shropshire, with the help of SMEG members who coordinate them. Here is a list of volunteers who these small, informal groups in their locality. Thankfully, these groups always welcome newcomers. In fact, people with M.E. don't even have to be a member to come along!
Feedback from members attending these groups often comment that these groups show a great deal of empathy, patience and understanding. After visiting the group to further understand this mysterious illness many people are so struck by their warmth that they become to them a regular social event.Bridgnorth: Held on the first Tuesday of each month from around 12-2 pm at Parlour’s Hall Hotel. Please contact Elizabeth for more details.
North Shropshire: please contact Amelia for more details.
Oswestry: please contact Megan for more details.
Powys or South Shropshire border: please contact Karen for details. The group meets in Montgomery, situatedon the Shropshire border.
Shrewsbury: Held in the front foyer lounge of The Lord Hill Hotel, Abbey Foregate, on the first Thursday of each month between 12pm and 1pm. Very regular and informal. If you find a group of six or more chatting together it will undoubtedly be the group.
South Shropshire: please contact Rosemary for more details.
Telford and Wrekin: please contact Daphne for more details.
Group Chair: Jonathan Kidson
Membership telephone enquiries: Maralyn Hepworth 07516 401097