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Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2020 Purple Day Ambassador, Pauline Duffy.

Founding members of the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance.

The Hon. John Haggie, Minister of Community Health and Services, signing the 2020 Purple Day Proclamation with Brian Lee, who has volunteered with Previously Loved Clothes and Things for the last 17 years!



Epilepsy NL Executive Director Gail Dempsey providing opening remarks at the 2018 CLAE scientific meeting held in St. John’s.


 




Mayor of Corner Brook, Jim Parsons, and ENL Board Member Patsy Lush. Patsy joins the Mayor for the signing of the 2018 Purple Day Proclamation.


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

DID YOU KNOW?

In one year, an average of 14,000 people learn they have epilepsy.

DID YOU KNOW?

Each year, 1 in 2000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy

DID YOU KNOW?

The prevalence of epilepsy in persons over the age of 65 is approximately 7%: 1 in 14 seniors.

DID YOU KNOW?

Each day in Canada, an average of 38 people learn they have epilepsy.

DID YOU KNOW?

60% of new patients are young children or seniors.

Blog Post

Be sure to check in on our monthly blog entry

Kim Picco’s Story

Kim Picco’s Story

July 9, 2018/Epilepsy NL

Lisa Pack’s Story

Lisa Pack’s Story

June 20, 2018/Epilepsy NL


Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador 2018 Research Grant

Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador 2018 Research Grant

June 13, 2018/Epilepsy NL

Last year Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador donated $25,000 to The Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. That gift supported Dr. Matthew Parsons’ research project, “Understanding and Preventing the Disregulation of Excitatory…


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