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Celebrating Purple Day

Celebrating Purple Day Celebrating Purple Day  March 26 is Purple Day - an International Epilepsy Awareness Day that was started by a then 9 year old girl in Canada, and is now celebrated worldwide. This is a day to support epilepsy awareness! This is something new. It

Volunteering with Empowering Epilepsy

How you can help empower the lives of people with epilepsy! Empowering Epilepsy is a new non profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to enable people with epilepsy to take charge of their lives. We provide support groups, conferences, events and resources to empower the lives of people living with epilepsy and their families in

#Giving Tuesday – Empowering Epilepsy

Giving Tuesday is a new day of global outreach dedicated to giving back. After celebrating Thanksgiving with your friends and family, shopping on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday,  Giving Tuesday focuses on how you can help others! By simply volunteering or donating, you can help empower the lives of people in

Epilepsy: A Guide for Patients and Families

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation Present: "Epilepsy: A Guide for Patients and Families" featuring John O'Hurley. Click this link to view the You Tube Video to learn more about epilepsy. Understanding epilepsy is only the beginning to help people diagnosed with epilepsy live well with it. The more you know,

Medical Marijuana – How legal is it?

After a long fight, Medical Marijuana, or Cannabis, is officially becoming legal in Ohio this week, sort of. You can’t buy it here yet, but if you have it, you won’t be arrested for using it or purchasing it for a child or other family member for designated medical purposes. While this may just

June Newsletter

Here is the June and Early July Empowering Epilepsy Newsletter. Click the link to read more and contact Leigh at Leigh@empoweringepilepsy.org for more information. June Newsletter  

Ohio Becomes the 26th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Today is an unbelievable and empowering day for people in Ohio living with epilepsy. Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the Medical Marijuana Bill today making Ohio the 26th state to legalize Medical Marijuana. People with epilepsy are all too familiar with trying new prescribed medications to see if they will lessen or eliminate seizures. After

Medical Marijuana in Ohio for Epilepsy

With events taking place this week in the Ohio Legislature right now, we are changing our topic for tonight's Parents of Children with Epilepsy Meeting. Tonight, we will focus on the Ohio Legislature and the possible legalization of Medical Marijuana in Ohio. Join us tonight to discuss this timely topic and discover where you stand