Help • Hope • Support

How Can You Contact Us?

Talk with an Information Specialist on our Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline at any time within the U.S. by calling:

Our U.S. Toll-Free Helpline: 1-800-332-1000
(en Español 1-866-748-8008)

Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


NOTE: Please be aware that the Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline is an information and referral line and is not staffed by clinical professionals. We do not provide medical services, diagnosis, treatment recommendations or laboratory test analysis. Our staff can only provide information based upon published materials that have been approved by the Foundation’s Professional Advisory Board and we make referrals to independent resources.

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What do we do?

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline has trained information specialists standing by to answer your questions about epilepsy and seizures and provide you with help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources.

Who do we help?

We can help anyone interested in or affected by epilepsy. This includes:

  • People living with epilepsy
  • Caregivers and friends of someone with epilepsy
  • Anyone who simply wants to learn more about epilepsy

How can we help you?

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline provides telephone support, answers emails and responds to posts.

Some of the topics our information specialists respond to most often include:

  • Current epilepsy treatment and alternative therapies
  • Medication questions
  • Support groups
  • Seizure first aid and safety devices
  • Employment and discrimination
  • Emotional support
  • Epilepsy Foundation local offices
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
  • Requests for print materials

Get help now within the U.S. by calling the Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-332-1000.

Do you live outside the United States and need help in your community?

Find help in your country by visiting either the International Bureau for Epilepsy Chapters or International League Against Epilepsy

Other resources:

Reviewed By: 
Tom Buckley | Director of Information & Referral
Wednesday, April 17, 2019