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Epilepsy Foundation New England

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Our Mission

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.

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3.4 Million

People Living With Epilepsy In the U.S.

150,000

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.

Upcoming Events

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Young Leader's Network Meeting

Join us for a special Young Leader's Network group. Contact Chanda Gunn to learn more: @email What Is The Young Leader's Network?…

Adult Journaling

Join us in this special adult group focusing on journaling. We will explore a variety of journaling types and have some fun. Contact Chanda…

Parent SHARE & Education

Join us as we partner up with MGH Thrive to bring you a special parent group. Often, experts will stop by and answer any questions you may…

Adult Cookbook Club

Join us for an adult cooking club. Let's talk about our favorite dishes as we cook our own. Contact Chanda Gunn for more information: @…

Kid Connect Athletes Group

Join us for an athlete-focused Kids Connect group. Meet athletes, watch games together virtually, and offer support to all athletic…

Family Cookbook

Join us for a special family cookbook club. We will go through recipes that are easy for the whole family to follow along. Contact Chanda…

Get Informed
Get Informed

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.

Give Back
Give Back

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.

Get Involved
Get Involved

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.

Our Stories

News Stories from the foundation and stories from our friends living with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation
In The News

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.

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Epilepsy Foundation
In The News

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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Epilepsy Foundation
In The News

Shining a Spotlight on Your Epilepsy Care Providers

Shining a Purple Spotlight: Expressions of Gratitude for Epilepsy Care Providers  

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In The News

Resources

Learn about SYMPAZAN by Aquestive August 7, 2020 For years, clobazam was only available in pills or liquids. Thanks to PharmFilm technology, SYMPAZAN is the only product to offer clobazam in a convenient film. Learn More

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Epilepsy Foundation
In The News

Coronavirus Information for People Affected by Epilepsy in New England

Epilepsy Foundation New England, with our Professional Advisory Board, has put together the following guidance for people living with

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Kailey

Kailey is entering her senior year at Eastern Connecticut State University, where she is studying psychology. EFNE met with her while she was volunteering at our Purple Camp in East Brookfield, Massachusetts and talked about living with epilepsy on campus.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Katrina

Katrina is a determined young woman, with epilepsy, who has tackled obstacles and grasped new adventures. With a passion for biology, Katrina has cultivated a successful career in landscaping. Against all odds, Katrina is able to connect with the earth and her customers.

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In The News

Sunday Sitdown: Susan Linn

Susan Linn, EFNE President & CEO, was interviewed by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette about her introduction to epilepsy.

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Epilepsy Foundation
My Story

Gracelyn

An accomplished 17 year old singer/songwriter, pianist, guitarist and actor from Rhode Island.

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Your clothing, dishes, household items, toys, apparel and more make a big difference. We make donating easy with free, scheduled curbside pickups.

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