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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May

Adult Social Event – Saints Game

Take in a night of outdoor baseball and fireworks to kick off Memorial Day weekend with EFMN friends. Tailgating starts at 4:00 and the game at 5:05. This event is free for those with epilepsy and $10 for each guest, paid at the game. Contact Tammy Sammon at tsammon@efmn.org or

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Jun

Social Event – Duluth Huskies Game

Join us for a day at the ballpark and root on the Duluth Huskies as they take on the Eau Claire Express. This event is free for people with epilepsy and $5 for guests; includes ticket, hotdog, and a small pop or water. (Game starts at 3:05pm). Contact Lisa Peterson

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Jun

Adult Connect Group

Join other adults with epilepsy for connection and support. In June we will be joined by Sonny Chase who will share his journey and his book “Web Was Woven: Epilepsy and Depression.” Light snacks will be provided. 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.

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Meet Bob Greer

Change can come at any point in life, and for Bob Greer, there have been many moments of unexpected change. Shortly after getting married Bob was drafted into the Army, and more recently he was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 73. With no known cause for his recent seizures and diagnosis, Bob used EFMN’s Information Services and Connect Groups to learn about treatments and how others manage their epilepsy.

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Managing Your Epilepsy: Being an Active Participant in Your Care

People with epilepsy partner with their health care team in order to bring about better seizure control. In the first article Dr. Rogin emphasized the importance of taking medication as prescribed. Additional means of self-management are discussed in this article.

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Ways You Can Help

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