The Epilepsy Action helpline will be closed for the May Day bank holiday on Monday 2 May. It will re-open on Tuesday 3 May at 8.30am.
If you would like to talk to someone about epilepsy, our trained advisers are here to help. We offer confidential, personal advice and you can tell us as much or as little as you want. No question is a silly question.
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Other ways to get in touch
Our live advice is available Monday to Friday from 10-11am. Your question will be answered straight away by one of our trained advisors. When it’s open, there is a live advice box visible on our website.
UK text messages: 0753 741 0044
We aim to reply to your texts within 24 hours (on work days).
Helpline advice in 150 languages: The Epilepsy Action Helpline offers advice and information in 150 languages.
Epilepsy Action has a very active Facebook page
Tweet @epilepsyadvice with your question and we will tweet back (on work days).
forum4e is a free online community for people with epilepsy and carers of people with epilepsy
"I feel much more informed and confident in dealing with my condition."
"It made a difference to me and was very helpful and supportive. I couldn't ask for more."
"Thank you very much for your compassion and help."
We have coffee and chat groups all across England, Northern Ireland and Wales. They offer a warm welcome to people living with epilepsy and the opportunity to meet in a relaxed environment.
Run by volunteers, most local branches hold regular meetings offering a mixture of social events, informative talks and discussions.
Epilepsy Action Learning has a range of online course and learning resources to help you understand more about epilepsy. You can work at your own pace and at a time that suits you.