Here for You Helpline

If you have questions about epilepsy or its consequences, our knowledgeable Education Specialists can help. By calling our toll-free phone number, setting up an appointment at our Southfield office, or sending us an email, you can learn more about this complex condition. 
Our Education Specialists will spend as much time as needed to answer your questions. When appropriate, educational materials and referrals to other resources will supplement the information provided during the consultation. Frequently discussed topics include the following:

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Seizure and epilepsy types
  • Epilepsy self-management
  • Seizure First Aid
  • Healthcare costs
  • Finding and working with a doctor
  • Financial issues
  • Employment
  • School issues
  • Depression and stress
  • Memory problems
  • Social issues
  • Independence
  • Public misunderstanding

This program is also an excellent chance to learn more about what Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan has to offer. Based on your needs and interests, our Education Specialists can connect you with other Foundation services that can help you.
To receive Here for You Helpline services, you can contact either of the following staff members:


Russ Derry (ext. 1302)