Counseling & Support Programs

You are NEVER alone. We offer support groups for people living with epilepsy. If you live in the 22 counties served by our affiliate, 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 FIRST 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. Registration is required.

Upcoming women's support group dates: February 2, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1.

To register or for more information, email Debbie at dabreu@epilepsyneny.org.

Men's Support Group 

Dates for 2022 are not yet available. If you are interested in this group, please reach out to Debbie at dabreu@epilepsyneny.org

Studio - E 

This FREE art therapy program offered exclusively to adults living with epilepsy, with monthly sessions on Thursdays and Saturdays. This is a fun group for individuals interested in expressing their thoughts through art. The first program for 2022 will be on Saturday, February 12. Please contact Debbie at dabreu@epilepsyneny.org with any questions, to register and for additional information regarding upcoming dates. Registration is required.

A private Parent Support Group is available on Facebook.  Contact Debbie at dabreu@epilepsyneny.org to join the group.

Contact Program Coordinator, Debbie Abréu, with any questions and information regarding our support groups and programs or call (518) 456-7501
 

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
518.456.7501

Resources

Epilepsy Centers

Epilepsy centers provide you with a team of specialists to help you diagnose your epilepsy and explore treatment options.

Epilepsy Medication

Find in-depth information on anti-seizure medications so you know what to ask your doctor.

Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline

Call our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline and talk with an epilepsy information specialist or submit a question online.

Tools & Forms

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