Students learn better when they feel safe and supported.

The Seizure Smart Schools program helps educate students and staff on epilepsy and seizures.

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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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Adult and Caregiver Connect Group – St. Cloud

We welcome adults and caregivers affected by epilepsy to join us for a time to connect and support one another. February’s meeting will be an open forum. Bring any questions you have about epilepsy, your specific diagnosis, etc. As we share our journeys with seizures, we can learn from one



Social Event, Ice Skating – Metro

All families affected by epilepsy are welcome to join in an afternoon of ice skating at The MN Oval, the largest outdoor refrigerated ice rink in North America! Connect with other families while enjoying a classic Minnesota winter activity and over hot chocolate in the warming house. Cost is $10



Online Fundraising Event: Giving Hearts Day

Givings Hearts Day is a 24-hour fundraising event in the North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

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Dive in Deeper

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

Thriving with Epilepsy

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Olivia Devaraj – A Voice for the Epilepsy Community

Olivia Devaraj’s path to advocating for the epilepsy community started before she attended the 2019 Epilepsy Advocacy Day at the Capitol. It even started before she officially reached out to the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN). As a 7th grader, Olivia heard about an art therapy program that helped people

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Acute Repetitive Seizures (ARS) or Cluster Seizures

Cluster seizures are more likely to occur in patients who have more difficulty in controlling seizures, or refractory epilepsy, which is defined as having failed more than 2 seizure medications. Cluster seizures occur more often in patients with focal epilepsy but can occur in generalized epilepsy as well.

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Ways You Can Help

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