Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

About epilepsy

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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23

Aug

Adult Social Event – Glensheen Mansion

Adults are invited to join us and explore the Glensheen Mansion and connect with others affected by epilepsy. This event is free for people with epilepsy and $5 for each additional family member. 5:00 tour of the grounds (optional) but please plan to arrive by 5:45 if possible. Guided tour

05

Sep

Connect Group – St. Cloud

We welcome adults, caregivers, and parents affected by epilepsy to join us for a time to connect and support others. This meeting’s topic is “Seizures Triggers Throughout the Seasons” with open discussion about if and how seasonal changes impact seizure activity. Contact Amy Haugen at amy.haugen@efmn.org or 320.203.9722 with any

06

Sep

Family Connect – Fargo

Parents, please join us for open conversation and to share your journey with other parents and caregivers. To help alleviate childcare concerns, we will have supervised gym activities for children. Light snacks will be provided. RSVP here or contact Janice Tweet at jtweet@efmn.org or (701) 429-1165 with questions.

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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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Laura Roloff – The Power of Seizure First Aid

Laura Roloff was diagnosed with epilepsy just one year ago. After meeting with doctors and learning how her life was about to change, she wasn’t sure how to tell her kids. Before she got that chance, Laura had a seizure at home, and her 11-year-old son Keyan was the only

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Seizure Safety During Summer

Seizure Safety During Summer By: Joan Asmus, BSN, LSN, NBSCN – Professional Advisory Board Member It’s summertime! Many of us are expanding our activities to include fresh air and summer-specific activities. For many people, the scariest aspect of epilepsy is not knowing when or where a seizure will occur, and

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Ways You Can Help

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