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
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

Southern Minnesota:
Martin Hernandez | mhernandez@efmn.org

Upcoming regional events:

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Dec

Teen Virtual Connect Group

This space is for teens with epilepsy to meet others who understand the journey they’re on. Join us to hang out, make new friends, and talk about growing up and living with epilepsy. For more information, contact Angela Bowles Edwards at abedwards@efmn.org or 651-368-6209. In order to ensure we can

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Dec

Parent Virtual Connect Group

Meet other parents, grandparents, and caregivers who live day-to-day caring for a child with seizures and/or epilepsy. This is an opportunity to meet others, offer peer-to-peer support, share resources and experiences, and talk honestly about the triumphs and challenges of a child’s epilepsy journey. For more information, contact Amy Haugen

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Dec

Adult Virtual Connect Group

Adults living with epilepsy come together to meet others, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures and connect with those who understand the epilepsy journey. For more information, contact Martin Hernandez at mhernandez@efmn.org or 507-287-2103. In order to ensure we can provide the best experience possible, we need

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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