United in Epilepsy Regional Walks

The walk is back in person! We are introducing the walk into more communities as we host walks in nine cities across Minnesota – Bemidji, Brainerd Lakes, Duluth, Fargo/Moorhead, Mankato, Marshall, Rochester, St. Cloud, and the Twin Cities.

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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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21

Jun

Virtual Camp Oz

Camp Oz is back this summer with a new look! With safety in mind, we’re hosting a virtual at-home Camp Oz this summer from June 21-25!

24

Jun

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 Lisa Peterson at lisa.peterson@efmn.org or 218-624-1330. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we need

30

Jun

Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Striving for Independence

What does independence mean to you and what tools can help you safely work towards your independence goals? In this webinar, Kevin Thomas, MSW and Kelly Mick BA, will help attendees consider different ways independence can look for individuals living with epilepsy. Along the way, they’ll explore aspects of navigating

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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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DEI Committee Member Spotlight – Martin Hernandez

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee helps us better serve communities of color, Native communities, individuals living with complex and rare epilepsies, and communities marginalized through social, economic, and political barriers as well as health care providers working most directly with these populations. Martin Hernandez is our Regional Outreach

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Brette Garnatz – Managing Your Mental Health

Brette Garnatz wants to talk about the things we’re too often quiet about. Her message to others with epilepsy is think about and be active in managing your mental health. To women with epilepsy, she shares her difficulties around having a child while managing seizures. Brette’s journey began when she

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Ways You Can Help

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