support groups

You are NEVER alone. We offer support groups for people with epilepsy. We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to engage with others in a safe and supportive environment. 

Women's Support Group Meetings are held on the SECOND THURSDAY of each month, from 7:00-8:00 pm EST. Call in to join the Women's Support Group, facilitated by Jodi Streich, PhD. The last meeting of 2020 will be held on December 10. Registration is required. To register or for more information, email Lori at

Men's Support Group Meetings are held over the phone on the LAST WEDNESDAY of the month from 7:00-8:00 pm.  The last meeting of 2020 will be held on December 30. Registration is required. To register or for more information, email Lori at 

Studio - E is a FREE art therapy program offered exclusively to adults living with epilepsy, with monthly sessions on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please contact Lori at with any questions and information regarding upcoming dates. Registration is required. 

A private Parent Support Group is available on Facebook.  Contact Lori at to join the group.

TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Support Group We are very excited to announce our first phone support group for individuals diagnosed with epilepsy and traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is open to individuals struggling with epilepsy and TBI-related issues to freely share with and find encouragement from their peers. For more information, questions, or to confirm your attendance, please contact us at 518.456.7501 or you can email Jenny at or Jodi at 

Support groups are currently meeting over the phone due to COVID-19.  Registration is required.


Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York
3 Washington Square
Albany, NY 12205