Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month! Let's use our voices to share our stories with the community.

Spread Awareness

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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Season of Giving Event Fargo: Card Making

Individuals and family members of all ages impacted by epilepsy are invited to join EFMN and Addie’s Spread Your Sunshine to prepare and share dinner, conversation, and card-making with families at Ronald McDonald House during the holiday season. If you have any questions, please contact Western MN Regional Outreach Manager

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Grupo de conexión en Español (Miercoles, 30 de Noviembre, 5:30-6:30pm)

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. Están bienvenidos personas con epilepsia, cuidadores, padres, o otros seres

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)

What are the differences between epileptic seizures and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), and how can you tell which kind you have? Join Dr. Julia Doss, nationally recognized authority on non-epileptic seizures, to learn how PNES differs from epilepsy, what causes it, how it’s diagnosed, and treatment options shown to be

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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

About Lisa P. – Regional Outreach Manager Spotlight Series

Welcome to EFMN’s Spotlight Series!  It’s National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) is taking this time to shine the spotlight on our Regional Outreach Managers who live out our mission every day, connecting individuals and families to real resources in our communities, ensuring no one

About Angela – Regional Outreach Manager Spotlight Series

Welcome to EFMN’s Spotlight Series!  It’s National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) is taking this time to shine the spotlight on our Regional Outreach Managers who live out our mission every day, connecting individuals and families to real resources in our communities, ensuring no one

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Ways You Can Help

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