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Extensive Library
Here at ENL we know how important it is to be informed. Members and organizations can borrow from our resource centre for personal learning or to help teach others and promote awareness of epilepsy issues.
Services and Programs
Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador offers its members and interested individuals a wide range of services and programs to meet your needs concerning all aspects of living with epilepsy.
Thrift Shop
Come visit our store Previously Loved Clothes and Things located at 351 Kenmount Road. Remember, because we are a charity, you never pay tax!

WHAT IS ENL?

Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador is a registered charity founded in 1983. It is the only epilepsy organization serving the province and representing more than 10,000 men, women, children, and their families, who are living with epilepsy. The association is funded by donations; 100% of which remain in the province to help develop programs and services dedicated to the promotion of independence and quality of life for all people with epilepsy and their families.

DID YOU KNOW?
About 300,000 Canadians (1 % of the population) are affected by epilepsy
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In one year, an average of 14,000 people learn they have epilepsy.
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Each year, 1 in 2000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy
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The prevalence of epilepsy in persons over the age of 65 is approximately 7%: 1 in 14 seniors.
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Each day in Canada, an average of 38 people learn they have epilepsy.
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60% of new patients are young children or seniors.

Blog Post

Be sure to check in on our monthly blog entry

  • The media and persons with disabilities
    The media and persons with disabilities

    Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador was invited to a discussion about persons with disabilities and the media by the Coalition for Persons with disabilities (COD).

    COD is focused on creating a positive image…

  • Festivals more inclusive than Ever
    Festivals more inclusive than Ever

     

    The 40th Annual Folk Festival will be taking place at Bannerman Park August 4-7. The festival is featuring some great local headliners, including Amelia Curran, Sherman Downey and the Once, to…

  • Two Families, One Great Cause
    Two Families, One Great Cause

    When people come together, great things can happen.

    A very long time ago, the Edmunds of Bay Roberts got a call about our Door-to-Door canvassing campaign. Immediately, they decided to volunteer their…