Day at the Capitol

Join us for our annual Advocacy Day at the Capitol to meet with your legislators, influence public policy, and share the challenges of living with epilepsy. EFMN will schedule all legislator appointments.

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Our Guiding Philosophy:


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


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


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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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, please contact Martin Hernandez at or 507-287-2103. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we



Loss of Loved One Virtual Connect Group

Losing a loved one to epilepsy is a difficult journey.  EFMN invites you to attend our quarterly Loss of Loved One Connect Group to find peer support, helpful resources, and to talk honestly about your grieving process.  This group is specifically open to anyone who has lost a loved one



Family Fun Virtual Event: Winter Activity Night

Join other families impacted by epilepsy for a virtual activity night with a winter craft and games. Please bring paper, markers, and crayons to your screen for a great time for family members of all ages. For more information, don’t hesitate to contact Lisa Peterson at or 218.624.1330. To

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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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Clinician’s Corner: Impact of COVID on People With Epilepsy, an Update

What have we learned about COVID and epilepsy and its effects on seizures among adults and children? An update with two years of information.

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Sheina Showen – Using the Voice You Have

Seina Showen, a school nurse in Hermantown, uses advocacy to promote classroom trainings and increase epilepsy awareness and education.

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Ways You Can Help

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