Support & Training

Providing resources, support, and education for the epilepsy community

People with epilepsy are better supported when the community understands their challenges. Our education programs provide training to schools, workplaces, senior care facilities, and other community groups at no cost so people better understand epilepsy and know how to recognize and respond to someone having a seizure. We also offer workshops on specific topics relevant to adults with epilepsy, parents of children with epilepsy, and school personnel.

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Learn the basics about seizure recognition and response with a free training for your school, workplace, senior center, or community group.

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May

Adult Social Event – Saints Game

Take in a night of outdoor baseball and fireworks to kick off Memorial Day weekend with EFMN friends. Tailgating starts at 4:00 and the game at 5:05. This event is free for those with epilepsy and $10 for each guest, paid at the game. Contact Tammy Sammon at tsammon@efmn.org or

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Jun

Social Event – Duluth Huskies Game

Join us for a day at the ballpark and root on the Duluth Huskies as they take on the Eau Claire Express. This event is free for people with epilepsy and $5 for guests; includes ticket, hotdog, and a small pop or water. (Game starts at 3:05pm). Contact Lisa Peterson

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Jun

Adult Connect Group

Join other adults with epilepsy for connection and support. In June we will be joined by Sonny Chase who will share his journey and his book “Web Was Woven: Epilepsy and Depression.” Light snacks will be provided. Contact Janice Tweet at jtweet@efmn.org or 701.429.1165 with questions.

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