24/7 telephone support | Epilepsy Foundation
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How can you contact us?
Speak with an information specialist on our 24/7 Epilepsy and Seizures Hotline anytime in the United States by calling:
Our toll-free helpline in the United States: 1-800-332-1000
(in Spanish 1-866-748-8008)
Calls are answered 24/7
NOTE: Please note that the 24/7 Epilepsy and Seizures Helpline is an information and referral line and is not managed by clinical professionals. We do not provide medical, diagnostic, treatment recommendations, or laboratory test analysis. Our staff can only provide information on the basis of published material that has been approved by the Foundation’s Professional Advisory Board and we refer to independent resources.
Find resources on epilepsy in your region.
What are we doing?
The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 hotline has trained information specialists ready to answer your epilepsy and seizure questions and provide you with help, hope, support, guidance and access to national and local resources.
Who do we help?
We can help anyone interested in or affected by epilepsy. This includes:
- People with epilepsy
- Caregivers and friends of a person with epilepsy
- Anyone who just wants to learn more about epilepsy
How can we help you?
The 24/7 Epilepsy and Seizures Hotline provides phone support, answers emails and responds to messages.
Some of the topics our information specialists answer most often include:
- Current treatment of epilepsy and alternative therapies
- Medication questions
- Support groups
- First aid and safety devices for epilepsy
- Employment and discrimination
- Emotional support
- Local Epilepsy Foundation offices
- Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
- Requests for printed documents
Get help now in the United States by calling the 24/7 Epilepsy and Seizures Helpline at 1-800-332-1000.