Mental Wellness Programs - Epilepsy Foundation Texas
Welcome to our Mental Wellness Programs

Living with epilepsy can be a challenging journey, impacting various aspects of daily life such as work, education, driving, and social engagements. Our programs are designed to provide support and guidance to help individuals navigate these challenges effectively.

In our Mental Wellness programs, participants will have the opportunity to learn and enhance essential skills tailored to managing epilepsy and promoting overall well-being. We understand that managing epilepsy is not just about medical treatment; it’s about empowering individuals to take control of their health and lead fulfilling lives.

Mental Wellness
Boost Your Confidence
Stress Management
Overcome Cognitive Issues
Self-discovery and Empowerment
Here's what you can expect from our programs.

Treatment Management: Learn strategies for managing medication schedules, keeping track of clinic appointments, and effectively communicating with healthcare professionals to optimize treatment outcomes.

Seizure Management: Gain insights into recognizing and avoiding seizure triggers whenever possible, as well as techniques for tracking seizures to better understand patterns and trends.

Lifestyle Management: Discover ways to promote overall wellness by prioritizing adequate sleep, reducing stress levels, and fostering supportive social networks. At our Mental Wellness programs, we believe that no one should face epilepsy alone. Join us on your journey to better health and well-being.

Become A Peer Facilitator

A Peer Facilitator is a volunteer who has epilepsy and helps lead a mental wellness program with the main facilitator, usually the Mental Wellness Program Coordinator. Their job is to share their own experiences living with epilepsy, connect with the group members, and be there to listen to them.

  • As a Peer, you can gain valuable experience which can useful in  developing  new skills or enhance existing ones.
  • Being a Peer Facilitator will provide a unique sense of fulfillment and satisfaction by giving back to your community.
  • Being a Peer Facilitator can lead to personal growth by challenging yourself, building confidence, and gaining new perspectives.
  • As a Peer Facilitator, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others and contribute to meaningful causes or organizations.

The training you get for the Mental Wellness program depends on which program the Mental Wellness Program Coordinator assigns you to. You’ll do all the training sessions over Zoom before you begin leading a program alongside the main facilitator.

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To join the program or to get additional information reach out to The Mental Wellness Program Coordinator.