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.
Get in touch
Epilepsy Action Helpline call 0808 800 5050, (international: +44 113 210 8800) UK calls are free and won't show up on your landline bill. We're open from 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Other ways to get in touch
UK text messages: 0753 741 0044
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
forum4e is a free online community for people with epilepsy and carers of people with epilepsy
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.
Pay it forward
This resource is freely available as part of Epilepsy Action’s commitment to improving life for all those affected by epilepsy.
On average it costs £414 to produce an advice and information page – if you have valued using this resource, please text FUTURE to 70500 to donate £3 towards the cost of our future work. Terms and conditions. Thank you