Frequently Asked Questions

We can help anyone interested in or affected by epilepsy. This includes:

  • People living with epilepsy
  • Caregivers and friends of someone with epilepsy
  • Anyone who simply wants to learn more about epilepsy

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline provides telephone support, answers emails and responds to posts.

Some of the topics our information specialists respond to most often include:

  • Current epilepsy treatment and alternative therapies
  • Medication questions
  • Support groups
  • Seizure first aid and safety devices
  • Employment and discrimination
  • Emotional support
  • Epilepsy Foundation local offices
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
  • Requests for print materials

Get help now within the U.S. by calling the Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-332-1000.

Talk with an Information Specialist on our Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline at any time within the U.S. by calling: 

U.S. Toll-Free Helpline: 1-800-332-1000

En Español: 1-866-748-8008

Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week