Help • Hope • Support

How Can You Contact Us?

You can speak with trained information specialists on our Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline at any time by calling:

Our 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 treatment and alternative therapies options
  • Available medications
  • Support groups
  • Seizure first aid and safety issues
  • Employment and discrimination issues
  • Emotional support
  • Getting connected with local Epilepsy Foundation affiliates
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
  • Requests for print materials

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

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Reviewed By: 
Tom Buckley | Director of Information & Referral
Wednesday, May 10, 2017