Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

About epilepsy

Our Guiding Philosophy:


Seizure trainings for your school, workplace, and community at no cost.


No one should face epilepsy alone; meet people who understand what you’re going through.


Take back control with access to the information and advice you need.

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Help When You Need It

No one should face epilepsy alone. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with epilepsy for years, we’re here to support you.

Upcoming Events

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Connect Group (Burnsville)

Support and resources for individuals, families and friends affected by epilepsy. Light refreshments are served. Contact Tammy Sammon with any questions at or 651-287-2304.



Thursdays on First & 3rd

We will be hosting the evening musical guests at Thursdays on First & 3rd. Stop by and visit our booth to meet your Regional Coordinator, Emily Gomez, and get epilepsy resources and information about upcoming events. (Volunteers for this event are welcome; if interested, contact Emily Gomez at or



Rise Above Seizures Walk – Duluth

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN)’s annual Rise Above Seizures Walk is the single largest fundraising and awareness event in Minnesota and North Dakota to benefit people with seizures. The walk began in 1999 in Rochester, MN and since then has expanded to four additional cities; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Duluth, St. Cloud, and

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Dive in Deeper

We offer a wide variety of programs and services for youth and adults across our service region.

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Seizure Safety During Summer

Seizure Safety During Summer By: Joan Asmus, BSN, LSN, NBSCN – Professional Advisory Board Member It’s summertime! Many of us are expanding our activities to include fresh air and summer-specific activities. For many people, the scariest aspect of epilepsy is not knowing when or where a seizure will occur, and

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Meet Danielle Ehresmann

Danielle’s Story Danielle Ehresmann started having seizures at two years old but wasn’t officially diagnosed with epilepsy until she was five. Her two sisters were also diagnosed at five, meaning the three of them, all triplets, had the same three types of seizures. As she grew older her sisters’ seizures

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Ways You Can Help

Your gift helps us educate, connect, and empower those with epilepsy and their families.