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Help and support

The Epilepsy Research Institute is a research organisation focused on accelerating innovations in our understanding of the causes, prevention and treatment of epilepsy. For advice or guidance on living with epilepsy, the following charities may be able to help:

Epilepsy Action

Helpline: 0808 800 5050

General information on epilepsy and confidential help, support and advice from a team of trained staff.

Young Epilepsy

Text PURPLE to 85258

Information and support specifically for young people with epilepsy, their families and carers.

SUDEP Action

Helpline: 01235 772850

Support for those who have lost a loved one through epilepsy or complications associated with the condition.

Epilepsy Society

Helpline: 01494 601400

Epilepsy services provider awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care.