Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

About epilepsy

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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Social Event – Group Picnic

Join us for an evening in the park and enjoy dinner picnic style with friends from EFMN. All food and beverages will be provided. Feel free to bring a lawn game to share. Contact Lisa Peterson at or 218.624.1330 with any questions.



Adult Connect – St. Paul

Adults affected by epilepsy connect, share stories and support each other in a safe and welcoming environment. Resources are available and light refreshments are served. Contact Tammy Sammon with any questions at or 651-287-2304.



Family Camp

Family Camp is for youth ages 6-17 with additional medical, developmental, social, or emotional needs that cannot be accommodated at Camp Oz. Each camper is required to have at least one parent or guardian attend camp with them. Activities include arts and crafts, climbing wall, games, team building, and more.

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Dive in Deeper

We offer a wide variety of programs and services for youth and adults across our service region.

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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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Meet Danielle Ehresmann

Danielle’s Story Danielle Ehresmann started having seizures at two years old but wasn’t officially diagnosed with epilepsy until she was five. Her two sisters were also diagnosed at five, meaning the three of them, all triplets, had the same three types of seizures. As she grew older her sisters’ seizures

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Ways You Can Help

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