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Self-Care Tips for 2023 to Live Well with Epilepsy

January 29, 2023

It’s important to implement self-care activities into your daily life. When you have epilepsy, it becomes necessary to reduce stress and control anxiety. Just a few small changes can have…

5 Tips for Staying Safe this Halloween

October 30, 2022

It is Halloween and we know that everyone loves putting on costumes and going out in their neighbourhoods trick-or-treating, receiving as much candy as possible!  Most people with epilepsy can…

Making Every Epilepsy Death Count

October 18, 2022

October 19th Marks SUDEP Action Day Each year, epilepsy organizations and foundations worldwide recognize SUDEP Action Day – a day devoted to raising awareness around the world about sudden unexpected…

Epilepsy Durham Region Celebrates 35 Years!

October 18, 2022

This October marks Epilepsy Durham Region’s 35th anniversary. We would like to share a message from our Executive Director, Chelsea Kerstens, reflecting on how far we’ve come, and where we…

Safety Tips for Travelling with Epilepsy

July 25, 2022

Summer has arrived, and for many of us, that means an upcoming flight, drive, or train ride for a well-deserved vacation. It is a time to relax and enjoy seeing…

5 Things to Know About Pregnancy and Epilepsy

May 30, 2022

I wanted to learn everything I could about pregnancy and epilepsy. Pregnancy and fertility in women with epilepsy was often on my mind after being diagnosed with epilepsy at eighteen.…