|As a registered charity, the BC Epilepsy Society relies on people like you to help deliver programs, produce resources, and fund research in BC.
Some of our programs are delivered by volunteers. We rely on volunteers to govern our Society as members of our elected Board of Directors.
And, of course, through your financial support, sponsoring an event, hosting a fund raiser, making a donation, or considering us in your Will.
|Meet Our New Executive Director
New Recommendations About Valproate Use for Women and Girls
BC Epilepsy Society Scholarship Applications Available
Cannabinoids and Epilepsy: The Science Behind the Hype Presentation Now Online
Psychologist Funding for VGH Epilepsy Clinic
New Mandatory Drug Shortage Reporting Required in Canada
|What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a medical condition that causes a person to have recurring seizures.
How many people have epilepsy?
About 40,000 people in BC and 300,000 in Canada have epilepsy.
What should you do when someone has a seizure?
Knowing proper seizure first aid is essential.
What causes epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a disorder with many possible causes.