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Documentary & Discussion - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

Please join us for a screening of the award winning documentary Unrest, to be followed by a discussion.

'The treatment of today's ME/CFS patients is comparable to that of lobotomy patients decades ago. When the full history of ME/CFS is written one day, we will all be ashamed of ourselves.'

-Prof. Dr. Ola Didrik Saugstad, Professor of Pediatrics, WHO
Advisor, Norway
 
Twenty-eight year-old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and months away from marrying the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden and looking for answers. Disbelieved by doctors yet determined to live, she turns her camera on herself and discovers a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
 
Join us for a documentary and discussion on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, to shed light on the realities of living with ME/CFS and create a space to engage in important conversations about the impact of any major chronic illness on patients and caregivers.

Category

Health and Wellness

Time

Starts:
Ends:

Location

Marion McCain Building - Scotiabank Auditorium

Cost

Free

Additional Information

for free tickets, please register: https://goo.gl/SxWpuE

https://www.unrest.film/trailer

Contact

terrilyn.chiasson@dal.ca