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 Manager:

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

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

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

East Metro Minnesota:
Angela Bowles Edwards | abedwards@efmn.org

West Metro Minnesota:
Erik Williams| ewilliams@efmn.org

Upcoming regional events:

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Adult Virtual Connect Group

As we move into the new year, we invite all adults living with epilepsy to join us for a time to connect with other adults who have epilepsy, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures, and connect with others who understand the journey of epilepsy.  For more information



Teen Virtual Connect Group

Calling all teens who are living with epilepsy!  Our Teen Connect Group is for you!  Join us to hang out with one another, find support, and talk about what it means to live with epilepsy as a teenager.  For more information contact: Erik Williams at ewilliams@efmn.org; 651-262-9345. In order to



Loss of Loved One Virtual Connect Group

Losing a loved one to epilepsy is a difficult journey.  EFMN invites you to attend our quarterly Loss of Loved One Connect Group to find peer support, helpful resources, and to talk honestly about your grieving process.  This group is specifically open to anyone who has lost a loved one

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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