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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01

Dec

Adult Virtual Connect Group: 2020 Reflections and Celebration

2020 Reflections and Celebration: As we are nearing the end of the 2020 year, we invite you to come together with us to reflect on the year as a whole, and celebrate how each of us has found ways to not only survive but thrive. We encourage you to also

07

Dec

Seizure Smart Webinar (60 minutes)

1 in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime. 1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy. This 60-minute webinar will provide training on recognizing the most common seizures types and responding appropriately. Participants will also learn about the causes of epilepsy, triggers, and treatment options. Register here!

10

Dec

Parent Virtual Connect Group: A Year for the Record Books

2020: A Year for the Record Books: We invite you to join other parents and caregivers as we celebrate our accomplishments throughout 2020. We encourage you to also reflect on the traditions of your family and friends in these months, and bring a tradition to share with the group. In

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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