Epilepsy Scotland

Description of service

Helpline providing information, help and emotional support to people affected by epilepsy. This help extends to friends, family, work colleagues, professionals for e.g social workers, GP's, nurses, teachers, care workers and employers. Topics discussed can include causes, diagnosis, symptoms, different types of epilepsy including medication, children with epilepsy, driving, seizure dogs, intractable and temporal lobe epilepsy, first aid, support group and networks, living with epilepsy, alarms, travel insurance, employment, education, financial assistance and benefits. Free translation service for callers where English is not the first language.

Key Focus

Provide information and emotional support to anyone affected by epilepsy

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 10am-4.30pm

Area Of Operation



No charge

Referral Method

Self referral

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