Help For Today
With your help, Epilepsy Foundation New England aims to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. Together, we can offer those with epilepsy help for today, and hope for tomorrow.
People Living With Epilepsy In the U.S.
New Cases of Epilepsy Each Year
1 in 26
Will Develop Epilepsy In Their Lifetime
1 in 3
People With No Effective Treatment
Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors
Thank you to all of the following corporations for donating to EFNE during this pandemic. Your support was needed now more than ever and we are so grateful.
Candlelight Vigil to be held in honor of those who have died from epilepsy. We welcome you to join us in person. If you are unable to…
Empowering Women: Education, Discussion, and Support for Women Living with Epilepsy Conference
Join us for a day of empowering women with epilepsy and discovering more about women's anatomy and how it can affect daily life. Topics…
Seizure First Aid Training
Epilepsy Foundation New England is providing virtual seizure first aid training once a month teaching participants how to recognize and…
UMass Epilepsy Conference
The UMass Epilepsy Conference provides an opportunity for patients and families impacted by epilepsy to learn, share, ask and connect. A…
2023 Creative Wealth Golf Tournament to benefit EFNE
Friday, August 11th 12PM Registration 1PM Shotgun Start Join us to benefit Epilepsy Foundation New England in the third Annual Creative…
Sail for Epilepsy & EFNE - Boston Sunset Cruise
We're back on the Music City Queen vessel from Massachusetts Bay Lines out of Rowes Wharf for another incredible sunset cruise around…
We’re working to help those battling epilepsy from all corners of New England, and we’re always reaching out to those just starting their journey. That’s why we’re putting our knowledge, experience, and community to work for visitors at all stages of the battle against epilepsy.
Your involvement and advocacy on behalf of those battling epilepsy is crucial to our success, and we couldn't provide the services we do without your help. Whether you give a little or a lot, we always appreciate the support.
Our team of parents, patients, doctors, healthcare experts, researchers, and New Englanders all play a big role in our progress. Want to add your voice to the effort? Get involved and let’s put and end to epilepsy throughout New England, together.
News Stories from the foundation and stories from our friends living with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Foundation New England Awarded $1,380,096 for Public Health AmeriCorps
Funding will support 56 AmeriCorps members to meet public health needs of local community and help rebuil
Evaluation of EFNE's Innovative EQOL Program Shows Promising Year One Findings
Year One evaluation results from the Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) Improving Quality of Life and Health Equity for People Living with Epilepsy (EQOL) program, a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), show that EQOL has made a strong start towards its five-year goals of strengthening health syste
Striving to Save
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Vermont Added To The EFNE Family
Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) is pleased to announce that our territory is expanding to include Vermont in January. EFNE will serve the approximately 7,000 people affected by epilepsy in VT, starting with support groups in Burlington, Rutland, and online; family and community education confere
EFNE Announces A Grant Contest for Research & Service In Epilepsy
Blue Sky Challenge: Epilepsy Foundation New England is pleased to announce the following grant competition and pitch contest to the Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont communities:
Epilepsy Foundation New England Awarded $1.5M from the CDC
Epilepsy Foundation New England has been selected as a $1.5 million grant recipient by the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The grant supports the Foundation’s continued focus on strengthening the health system to improve epilepsy care; fostering connections between clinical services and community programs; and addressing social determinants of health to improve quality of life for people with epilepsy with the goal of improving their social environment.
Photosensitive Epilepsy and COVID-19
Background Photosensitive epilepsy is a type of epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by exposure to flashing lights at certain intensities or certain visual patterns.
Epilepsy Heroes: Cole and Katie
This blog post was submitted by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. #MyEpilepsyHero is proud to feature Cole and Katie, two amazing kids who started their own initiatives to help fellow kids with epilepsy. This #MyEpilepsyHero post is published with the permission of Cole and Katie.
Dr. Andrew Cole, MGH, Named Chair of the Board of Epilepsy Foundation New England
Lowell, MA – Epilepsy Foundation New England today announced that Andrew J. Cole, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C.), was elected Chair, Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr.
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