24/7 Helpline

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline has trained information specialists standing by to answer your questions about epilepsy and seizures and provide you with help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources.

Online: Online Help Form
Phone (English): 1-800-332-1000
Phone (en español) 1-866-748-8008
Or look up a resource online

We answer calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We respond to online form submissions within one business day.

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

Visit our Epilepsy Learning Portal to access the Epilepsy Foundation’s free on-demand trainings about epilepsy and seizures. We have several online trainings, including a seizure first aid course to learn how to recognize seizures and respond to someone having a seizure. Our trainings are designed for people living with epilepsy, caregivers, nurses and other healthcare providers, as well as the general public.

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline provides telephone support, answers email, and responds to online form submissions.

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)

Related Resources

Online Resources Database

A complete list of epilepsy organizations, hotlines, and resources near you.


Join the Resource Database

Apply to join our electronic resource database of programs and services


Medication Assistance Program

If you can't afford your medication, these programs might lower the cost.


Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline Flyer

The helpline has trained information specialists standing by to answer your questions.


Find Local Support & Resources

There may be additional epilepsy services available in your area. Your local Epilepsy Foundation can offer additional resources, counseling, and support.