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"The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives."




February 8 Epilepsy Support Group - Bingo and Valentine Craft EFGSI Office
March 8 Epilepsy Support Group - Depression and Living With Epilepsy EFGSI Office
April 8 10th Annual Gala Bellecourt Manor
April 12 Epilepsy Support Group - Movie Day Movie Theatre
May 10 Epilepsy Support Group - Environmental Safety EFGSI Office
June 7 Epilepsy Support Group - Horseshoe Lake Picnic Horseshoe Lake
June 11 - 16 Camp Roehr YMCA, Potosi, Missouri
July 12 Epilepsy Support Group - Seasonal Safety EFGSI Office
August 9 Epilepsy Support Group - Zoo St. Louis Zoo
September 13 Epilepsy Support Group - Driving and Epilepsy EFGSI Office
September 16 Sharon's Ride. Run. Walk for Epilepsy Gateway Grizzlies Ballpark
October 11 Epilepsy Support Group - Halloween and Autumn Fun EFGSI Office
November 8 Epilepsy Support Group - National Epilepsy Awareness Month EFGSI Office
December 13 Epilepsy Support Group - Shrine, Shopping, or Potluck EFGSI Office


Client and Family Support Groups

Individuals with Epilepsy may experience feelings that they’re alone in their struggles to overcome the stigma associated with Epilepsy. The Agency’s Support Groups allows a way for our client’s and family members to integrate with others who have Epilepsy as well as in the community. The opportunities for them can be endless:  opportunities to gather and learn about different resources; exploring options/choices; networking; and meeting new people.

For more information on the Client and Family support groups, please contact the Community Resource Facilitator, Nena Harper at or call 618-236-2181 at Extension 107.