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Our Guiding Philosophy:

Educate

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

Connect

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

Empower

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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09

Jun

Teen Connect Group: Virtual Hang Out

Stay connected during this “safe at home” time and join EFMN’s Teen Connect Group for a virtual gathering and hang out! Teens (13-18 years old) living with epilepsy are invited to sign in to play games, share recommendations, and more while creating connections with peers from across MN, eastern ND,

10

Jun

Seizure Smart Seniors and Caregivers Webinar

One in ten people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Do you know how to recognize a seizure and respond to one? This training will cover how to recognize a seizure and be able to distinguish this from other behaviors, increase knowledge about the prevalence of seizures among the

11

Jun

Virtual Caregiver Connect Group: Adapting to Summer

We welcome parents, caregivers, and guardians of children with epilepsy to connect and share with one another the challenges and victories that you are experiencing along this part of your epilepsy journey. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we need a few things from you.

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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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PaKong Lee – Balancing Cultural Traditions with Modern Science

In addition to visits to a neurologist, PaKong’s family, who immigrated to the US in the 1990’s as refugees, held traditional Hmong values and beliefs when it came to Western medicine, treatment, and seizures.

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Kaya Koball – Finding the Right Treatment Plan

*Always consult with your doctor before making any changes to your treatment plan or diet. There are many hidden elements to an epilepsy diagnosis. Those on the outside may think of seizures when they hear a friend or family member has epilepsy. But those close by know epilepsy is so

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Ways You Can Help

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