It is estimated that up to 250,000 people in Australia are currently living with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) is committed to delivering an equitable and consistent service to all people in Australia and is working to deliver higher, national levels of support, building services around health education and interventions to facilitate self-management.
EAA has delivered services nationwide for more than a decade and is the largest provider of specialist epilepsy services in the community for people with epilepsy. EAA has high level staff expertise and a rich base of information about epilepsy, particularly vested in our Epilepsy Nurse Educators and Trainers. We deliver services via phone, webinar and internet and have a physical presence in all states and territories.
Clients report that living with epilepsy can be isolating and the diagnosis is often associated with anxiety and depression. To respond to the emotional and psychosocial needs of people with epilepsy EAA offers a diverse range of services to meet the individual and collective needs. To explore the services, online tools and resources plus online communities click on the links below.