Where We Serve


Our programs and services are available across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. We have staff located throughout our service area to provide in-person epilepsy support and host events in local communities.

Local services include:

  • Seizure Recognition & Response Training – Free seizure first aid training for students, teachers, nurses, coaches, workplaces, and more.
  • Information Services – Get answers to your specific questions. Get in touch with your local staff member or our central Information Services by calling 800.779.0777 or emailing info@efmn.org.
  • Social Events – Join us for Connect Groups, the Rise Above Seizures Walk, and other social events throughout the year that bring together diverse members of the epilepsy community.
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Contact Your Regional Coordinator:

Northern Minnesota:
Lisa Peterson | lisa.peterson@efmn.org | 218.624.1330

Northwestern Minnesota & Eastern North Dakota
Janice Tweet | jtweet@efmn.org | 701.429.1165

West Central Minnesota
Amy Haugen | amy.haugen@efmn.org | 320.203.9722

Southern Minnesota
Emily Gomez | egomez@efmn.org | 507.287.2103

Upcoming regional 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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Epilepsy support, when you need it

Contact us for specialized one-on-one support, advice, and referral information through Information Services.

Information Services