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

West Central Minnesota
Southern Minnesota (Interim)
Northwestern Minnesota &
Eastern North Dakota (Interim)

Amy Haugen | amy.haugen@efmn.org | 320.203.9722

Upcoming regional events:

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11

Aug

Teen Virtual Connect Group: Music Virtual Hang Out

Music Virtual Hang Out: Stay connected and join EFMN’s Teen Connect Group for a virtual gathering and hang out! Teens (13-18 years old) living with epilepsy are invited to sign in to play games, share recommendations, and more while creating connections with peers from across MN, eastern ND, and western

12

Aug

Caring for One’s Mental Health Webinar

During this webinar, Dr. Heck will discuss common difficulties that children and adults experience while living with epilepsy. He will emphasize the importance of taking care of one’s mental health as well as their seizure control and will assist the audience in understanding the conditions of depression, anxiety, and low

18

Aug

Seizure Smart Basics Webinar

This condensed 30-minute version of EFMN’s Seizure Smart Training goes over general seizure recognition and response basics, while also being quick and easy to fit into busy schedules. Please note: This training does not qualify for CEUs. Visit efmn.org to find CEU options that may work for you.) Register here! 

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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