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A safe and fun enviroment for youth with epilepsy.

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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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16

Apr

St. Paul Community Pizza Party

Come share connections and stories with other individuals and families impacted by epilepsy while enjoying a pizza dinner at Davanni’s in St. Paul. All ages are welcome, dinner is free for the person living with epilepsy and additional family and friends are invited for $5 per person or $10 per

17

Apr

GRUPO DE CONEXIÓN EN ESPAÑOL

La epilepsia puede ser una condición aislante sin el apoyo de otros, pero creemos que nadie debería tener que enfrentar la epilepsia solo. Esta reunión virtual es una oportunidad para conectarse con otras personas hispanohablantes, compartir experiencias y dar/recibir apoyo. Son bienvenidos personas con epilepsia, cuidadores, padres, u otros seres

18

Apr

Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders: Awareness, Networking & Mentoring in BLA

A place for people to share their experiences, their encouragement and support for one another and to network together. Supporting each other goes beyond just sending an encouraging message, which we do rely on through difficult stages in our journey and we allow this space for each other to steam

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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

SUDEP: What is it? What can I do to reduce the risk of SUDEP? Why don’t we discuss SUDEP more? 

What is it?  Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) happens when a person with epilepsy who was otherwise healthy dies unexpectedly This sudden death does not happen because of a known injury, accident, drowning, seizure emergency such as status epilepticus, or another known cause.  Although SUDEP has been reported for

Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota Announces Departure of Executive Director

BLOOMINGTON, MN, March 20, 2024 — The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) today announced the departure of Glen Lloyd, who has served as the organization’s Executive Director for four years. Under Glen’s leadership, EFMN has achieved significant milestones in advancing its mission to empower individuals and families affected by epilepsy.

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Ways You Can Help

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