These organizations help to provide educational information resources for people who are in need of help. Please click on the name of the organization and it will take you to their site. If you are in need of help, please call us at (909) 740-4461 or email us at email@example.com.
Suicide Facts and Resources
Many individuals with epilepsy have faced battling severe depression and suicide tendencies. According to a 2016 study, individuals with epilepsy are 22 times more likely to commit suicide than the general population (Tian et. al., 2016). It is important to educate yourself about depression and the signs if someone is battling suicidal tendencies. Please educate yourself about suicide facts and resources. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal tendencies, please call the Suicide and Crisis Hotline at 988 to seek help.
Resource: Tian, N., Wanjun, C., Zack, M., Kobau, R., Fowler, K.A., and Hesdorffer, D.C. (2016). Suicide among people with epilepsy: A population-based analysis of data from the U.S. National Violent Death Reporting System, 17 States, 2003-2011. Epilepsy Behav. doi:10.1016/y.jebah.2016.05.028.
Trauma Facts and Resources
Many individuals with epilepsy have experienced trauma. Trauma has an impact on the human body, physically, emotionally, and mentally. When trauma is not addressed, it can lead to additional health complications. To learn more about resources to help people with trauma click here to learn more about what trauma is and what you can do to heal.