If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Epilepsy, you probably have many questions and concerns. Epilepsy Durham Region is here to help you. We offer support and information for people living with Epilepsy, their family, caregivers and friends. We are committed to responding to your needs, whether you are living with Epilepsy yourself or your life has been touched in some way by this invisible disease.
Living Well With Epilepsy • Information and Education
What does it mean to live well with Epilepsy? It means healthy, fulfilled daily living. It means open, knowledgeable communication about Epilepsy at home, at school, and at work. It means dispelling fear and stigma surrounding Epilepsy through education and advocacy.
Living Well with Epilepsy is an active choice you can make for yourself and Epilepsy Durham Region can help.
Epilepsy can be difficult to understand, and coping can be stressful. Being informed about Epilepsy is key to being able to live optimally with this invisible disease. It helps to have someone you can talk to and trust for reliable information. Our resource services are available to individuals with Epilepsy, their families, the general public and healthcare professionals. Our staff takes the time to answer your questions in clear understandable terms and assists with research for the information you need about:
o Seizures types
o Available Treatments
o Clinical trials
o Coping with Epilepsy
o Emotional support services
o Community resources