Talk about SUDEP

SUDEP Action Day was October 20. From an online poll last week, 64% of people have not talked to their doctors about SUDEP. It's not too late to start the conversation.

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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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Oct

Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Employment and Epilepsy

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies, and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. We welcome Cindy

28

Oct

Adult Virtual Connect Group

Adults living with epilepsy come together to meet others, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures and connect with those who understand the epilepsy journey. For more information, contact Angela Bowles Edwards at abedwards@efmn.org or 651-368-6209. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we

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Nov

Young Adult Connect

A space for young adults with epilepsy to meet others and talk about life updates, challenges, and successes with others who understand the epilepsy journey. This is a young adult-led group looking to create peer-to-peer support and connection. For more information, please contact Erik Williams at ewilliams@efmn.org.

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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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Austin Thomas – Connecting Through Comorbidities

No two epilepsy journeys are the same. Especially when it occurs with another medical condition, like it does for Austin Thomas. Austin has lived most of his 22 years with autism, but seizures became part of his life at 17 years old when he was diagnosed with epilepsy. ÔÇťAustin faces

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Clinician’s Corner: Caring for the Caregiver

By: Dr. Kathleen Rieke, CentraCare The last two articles in this series focused on epilepsy self-management. They encompassed topics such as managing medications, maximizing communication with providers, and taking an active role in seizure management. This final topic focuses on an often overlooked but profoundly important element to the health

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