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Epilepsy - finding help

These organisations can help with information, support and advice for people with epilepsy and their families.

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action acts as the voice for the UK's estimated over 500,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact. It campaigns to improve epilepsy services and raise awareness of the condition as well as offering assistance to people through branches, volunteers, conferences and phone and email helplines.

epilepsy.org.uk

Epilepsy Society

The Epilepsy Society is a national epilepsy medical charity working for everyone affected by epilepsy, through research, awareness campaigns and expert care.

epilepsysociety.org.uk

Epilepsy Research UK

Epilepsy Research UK is a national charity solely dedicated to epilepsy research.

epilepsyresearch.org.uk

Epilepsy Scotland

Epilepsy Scotland works with people living with epilepsy to make sure their needs are met.

epilepsyscotland.org.uk

SUDEP Action

SUDEP Action is a voluntary organisation working to prevent unnecessary deaths from SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) and other epilepsy deaths.

sudep.org

Young Epilepsy

This group's mission is "better futures for young lives with epilepsy".

ncype.org.uk

Support Dogs

Support Dogs is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and conditions including seizure alert dogs for people with epilepsy.
 

support-dogs.org.uk

Epilepsy and driving

Epilepsy is a condition that you need to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about.

gov.uk/epilepsy-and-driving

WebMD Medical Reference

Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on July 22, 2013

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