Epilepsy NL

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351 Kenmount Road
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3P9

Tel: (709) 722-0502                         Toll-free: 1-866-EPILEPSY
Fax: (709) 722-0999                        Email: info@epilepsynl.com
Website: http://epilepsynl.com/

Mandate:

To share information, and educate the public on the subject of epilepsy; and to adopt any measures necessary to improve the health, strength and well-being of those with epilepsy, wherever possible, in the province of NL.

Target Population:

Persons with epilepsy, their friends, families and the community

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Information & Resource Centre provides extensive access to all sorts of medical and social information regarding such topics as treatment, medication, employment, health matters and social issues. Epilepsy will mail out an information kit on the topic you’re interested in.
  • A quarterly newsletter to keep our members up to date on the very latest happenings in the world of epilepsy
  • Alerts: When anything happens that could have a serious impact on people living with epilepsy such as a recall of medication or discovery of new side effects, it is sent out to members through Info Alerts and posted on the Anti-Epileptic Drug Warnings and Alerts section of the website.
  • Newly Diagnosed Support & Advocacy: In person or by phone across the province. One on one support for the issues you may be facing.
  • Public Presentations: We offer a wide variety of presentations and information sessions for groups, organizations, and classrooms of all ages and sizes. Would you like to have one of the Epilepsy NL staff carry out a workshop with your class or group? Contact them to arrange the place and time.
  • Thrift Store: Previously Loved Clothes and Things the Epilepsy NL thrift store is open 9:30 to 9:30 seven days a week. Because it is a charity there isn’t any sales tax, and the best part is that 100% of the profits stay in Newfoundland to help fund their other services.
  • Free information packages and support groups.
  • Fundraising events.