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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. This year, we are bringing awareness to the individuals impacted by epilepsy and encouraging our community to Silence the Stigma.

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Our Guiding Philosophy:

Educate

Seizure trainings for your school, workplace, and community at no cost.

Connect

No one should face epilepsy alone; meet people who understand what you’re going through.

Empower

Take back control with access to the information and advice you need.

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Help When You Need It

No one should face epilepsy alone. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with epilepsy for years, we’re here to support you.

Upcoming 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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We offer a wide variety of programs and services for youth and adults across our service region.

Thriving with Epilepsy

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: Kyah’s Blog Post

Hi, my name is Kyah Altiere.  For the past 5 ½ years I have been a counselor at a substance abuse clinic.  I never realized how much I had in common with people living with opiate addictions.  Stay with me here, I’ve never used any illicit drugs.  Our clinic is

Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy

Author: Brian N. Lundstrom, M.D., Ph.D., epileptologist Mayo Clinic This blog post is sponsored by Mayo Clinic. When people have recurrent seizures, they are diagnosed with epilepsy, which is defined as a tendency to have seizures. Epilepsy is first treated with medications. However, about one-third of people continue to have

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