Epilepsy Alliance America is proud to join the epilepsy community in recognizing the second Monday in February as International Epilepsy Day.
International Epilepsy Day 2023 – Monday, February 13, 2023
#EpilepsyIs– Join the worldwide effort to get #EpilepsyIs to trend on social media sites.
To help celebrate the date, a selection of resources has been created that you can use, including posters and graphics for social media.
Spread the Word
Share a photo of yourself holding an International Epilepsy Day sign on social media using the hashtag #EpilepsyIs.
Tag @AmericaEpilepsy in your tweets.
Post your photos on our Facebook wall and tag us on Instagram.
Download Epilepsy Signs
Download the Orange #EpilepsyIs Card Here
Download the Purple #EpilepsyIs Card Here
Share Your Story
Have you experienced stigma because of epilepsy? This International Epilepsy Day, you’re invited to share your stories of facing stigma as a person with epilepsy or a carer for someone who has epilepsy. Your experiences can help raise awareness about the challenges faced by people with epilepsy and can also help educate others.
Online Art Exhibition
In celebration of International Epilepsy Day 2023, there will be an online art exhibition centered on the theme of “Stigma.”
You are invited to submit your entries in one (or more) of the following categories:
● Painting or drawing
● Beadwork, embroidery, or needlework
Create your own epilepsy awareness video to share on social media during International Epilepsy Day.
Educate and Advocate
Spread the Word about our Seizure ID Program.