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National Epilepsy Awareness Month


Imagine having seizures that can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes.  Sometimes you fall to the ground unconscious– staring into space, while your muscles stiffen and twitch.

National Epilepsy Month

From CURE Epilepsy:

  • 1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.
  • 45,000 children under the age of 14 are diagnosed with epilepsy every year.
  • Epilepsy is one of the leading causes of death and disability for children under 14--second only to automobile accidents.
  • Close to 2 million

50 Candlelight Concerts for Epilepsy Awareness in 50 states


Eric Miller, who lost his wife Carolina to Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) in August 2011, is leading the charge on a unique initiative to take place around the same time as “purple day”. He is partnering with three major epilepsy organizations to hold 50