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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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04

Jun

Virtual Connect Group Open to Anyone: Stay Connected during COVID

We welcome individuals, friends, and families who are impacted by epilepsy to connect and share with one another the experiences, thoughts, and resources that have taken part in your epilepsy journey. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we need a few things from you. Before

09

Jun

Teen Connect Group: Virtual Hang Out

Stay connected during this “safe at home” time 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,

10

Jun

Seizure Smart Seniors and Caregivers Webinar

One in ten people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Do you know how to recognize a seizure and respond to one? This training will cover how to recognize a seizure and be able to distinguish this from other behaviors, increase knowledge about the prevalence of seizures among the

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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