Support Epilepsy Alliance North Carolina
We Need Your Help!
A survey is presently being conducted by a graduate student from Western Carolina University on transportation and epilepsy. Participants need to be 18 and above with at least a two year history of epilepsy. Information from this survey will be very helpful in assessing the transportation issues that people with epilepsy face in our state. If you would be interested in participating in this survey contact: Patricia Gibson at the Epilepsy Information Service at 1-800-642-0500 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
About this helpline
The Epilepsy Alliance North Carolina provides access to a HelpLine that is operated through the Epilepsy Information Service of Wake Forest School of Medicine, and managed by EANC Executive Director Patricia Gibson, who established the service in 1979. Over the years, the Epilepsy Information Service has taken more than half a million calls from across the country. The HelpLine specifically serves North Carolina and offers information and referrals, and makes available free packets of educational materials on epilepsy, advocacy, consultation and counseling. Currently the HelpLine receives more than 8,000 calls per year from both health professionals and patients seeking information about the latest treatment options, general epilepsy information, other resources and support groups.