Understanding What Epilepsy Means

Understanding What Epilepsy Means

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Advocate Media Type: Online Publish Date: 3 March 2020 Headline: Understanding Epilepsy Abstract: Letter to the Editor from the CEO of Epilepsy Action Australia Link: https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/6656887/clearing-native-forest-is-not-sustainable/

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See Purple and support epilepsy awareness

17 June 2020

Media Title: Portnews Media Type: Newspaper Publish Date: 26 February 2020 Headline: See Purple and support epilepsy awareness Abstract: Letter to the Editor from the CEO of Epilepsy Action Australia Link: https://www.portnews.com.au/story/6651076/see-purple-and-support-epilepsy-awareness/

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‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Sydney Morning Herald Media Type: Online Publish Date: 19 June 2019 Journalist: Rachel Chun Headline: ‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline Abstract: A new service aims to help Ms Ryan (featured story) and the 250,000 other Australians living with epilepsy. Launched on Wednesday, the Epilepsy Nurse Line providesRead More…

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‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of the national epilepsy helpline

17 June 2020

Media Title: Cure Epilepsy Media Type: Online Publish Date: 18 June 2019 Headline: ‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline Abstract: A new service aims to help Ms Ryan (featured story) and the 250,000 other Australians living with epilepsy. Launched on Wednesday, the Epilepsy Nurse Line provides access to nurses trained inRead More…

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The Epilepsy Nurse Line from 9am to 5pm seven days a week

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Bellingen Shire: Courier Sun Media Type: Online Publish Date: 19 June 2019 Headline: The Epilepsy Nurse Line from 9am to 5pm seven days a week Abstract: An Australian-first telephone and email service to support people living with epilepsy and their families has been launched today by Epilepsy Action Australia, the country’s longestRead More…

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Australia launches helpline to support people living with epilepsy

17 June 2020

Media Title: Lithgow Local Paper – Village Voice Media Type: Online Publish Date: 20 June 2019 Headline: Australia launches helpline for people living with epilepsy Abstract: An Australian-first telephone and email service to support people living with epilepsy and their families has been launched today by Epilepsy Action Australia, the country’s longest serving provider ofRead More…

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Epilepsy nurse helpline launched

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Limbic Media Type: Online Publish Date: 20 June 2019 Journalist: Michael Woodhead Headline: Epilepsy nurse helpline launched Abstract: People with epilepsy now have access to a national epilepsy nurse helpline service via phone and email. Link: https://thelimbic.com/neurology/epilepsy-nurse-helpline-launched/ 

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Lifeline at last for those living with chronic epilepsy condition

17 June 2020

Media Title: Local News Plus Media Type: Online Publish Date: 26 June 2019 Headline: Lifeline at last for those living with chronic epilepsy condition Abstract: Donna Shrimpton of St Peters is among the winners after Epilepsy Action Australia last week launched a new national helpline specifically for people with epilepsy and their families. Link: https://www.localnewsplus.com.au/?p=7076 

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New Epilepsy Nurse Line

17 June 2020

Media Title: Canowindra Phoenix Media Type: Online Publish Date: 26 June 2019 Headline: Snippets: New Epilepsy Nurse Line Abstract: Epilepsy Action Australia has launched a new national helpline specifically for people with epilepsy and their families. Link: https://www.canowindraphoenix.com.au/snippets-159/

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Helpline launched for people living with epilepsy

17 June 2020

Media Title: Mirage News Media Type: Online Publish Date: 19 June 2019 Headline: Australia launches helpline for people living with epilepsy Abstract: An Australian-first telephone and email service to support people living with epilepsy and their families has been launched today by Epilepsy Action Australia, the country’s longest serving provider of education and support servicesRead More…

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TikTok ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage for mocking life threatening disorder

17 June 2020

Media Title: 9Now Media Type: Online Publish Date: 1 May 2020 Journalist: Tineka Everaadt Headline: TikTok ‘seizure challenge’ sparks outrage for mocking life threatening disorder Abstract: A social media craze where teens pretend to have a seizure for “fun” has parents and advocacy groups outraged.  Link: https://9now.nine.com.au/a-current-affair/tiktok-seizure-challenge-sparks-outrage-and-ridicules-epilepsys-severity/9cfcdbd1-18ff-4c74-9b1c-b65d71a7b772

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What is TikTok’s Seizure Challenge? Here’s why charities are trying to put a stop to it!

17 June 2020

Media Title: HITC Media Type: Online Publish Date: 1 May 2020 Journalist: Ella Kipling Headline: What is TikTok’s Seizure Challenge? Here’s why charities are trying to put a stop to it! Abstract: Charities have even had to get involved to condemn the challenge and push for better seizure and epilepsy awareness in schools and onlineRead More…

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