Mission Statement

The Epilepsy Alliance of Utah is dedicated to providing awareness and education about epilepsy. It is dedicated to fully including people with epilepsy into society, advocating for their personal rights, and providing assistance with their medical needs.

Events  //  Jan 23, 2015

2015 Events

We have a number of great events planned for the new year. Scroll down to find out more.

Love UT Give UT

Date: March 26, 2015

March 26th is the day to spread the love in Utah. On that day our state will come together online for 24 hours of generosity. It is an extraordinary day to help support us. Every donation you make during Love UT Give UT will help. To further the impact of your investment do a matching grant. If interested in information about offering a matching grant contact us at epilepsyalliance01@gmail.com or call at 801-455-6089.

Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program

Dates: March 5, 12, 19, and 26 (10:00am-1:00pm)
Location: Art Access, 230 South 500 West, Salt Lake City, Utah
Admission: Free, with advance registration

Studio E is a multi-week art therapy program open to people with epilepsy in 47 U.S. cities, where participants are given the opportunity to creatively express themselves and their emotions. Epilepsy Alliance of Utah, Art Access, and Epilepsy Foundation are excited to bring you the opportunity to express yourself through art as part of a multi-week art therapy program. Class size is limited to 15 adult participants. You'll work with art therapist Ida Yoked (MA, ATR) and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to create art pieces using visual art mediums. Participants will strengthen their artistic voice and help raise awareness about the realities of life with epilepsy and learn from others.

If you would like more information about the program call Margo at 801-455-6089 or email at epilepsyalliance01@gmail.com or Amanda at Art Access at 801-328-0703, option 5. Detailed information is available online at epilepsy.com or yourpartnerinepilepsy.com.

An Evening of Celebration - 2015 Gala

Date: Spring 2015 - date to be announced
Location: To be announced
Admission: To be announced

This elegant evening includes a sit down dinner, drawing prizes, and learning the latest. The entire evening is fun-filled and will have a keynote speaker. This will all raise awareness about the health challenges facing Utahns with epilepsy. Proceeds go to support the services given by the Epilepsy Alliance of Utah. Come have a fun evening!

2015 "Seize the Night!" - 5K Fun Run/Walk

Date: September 12, 2015
Time: Registration at 6:15 PM and the run begins at 6:45 PM
Location: Sugar House Park, 1350 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Admission: $20 per person -- Tickets go on sale June 15

Lace up your shoes, crack open your glow sticks and get ready for an electrifying 5K Fun Run/Walk. Epilepsy Alliance of Utah proudly presents "Seize the Night", a unique community event featuring an enlightening nighttime 5k aimed at raising epilepsy awareness. Come an enjoy the evening.

News  //  Dec 4, 2014

Year End Report

The 2014 Year End Report for the Utah Epilepsy Alliance is now available.

Training  //  Jun 23, 2014

School Nurses Training

The Epilepsy Alliance is teaming with Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado to offer the online training, Managing Students with Seizures, for Utah's school nurses. It provides continuing education to address the real and immediate needs of managing students with epilepsy. The program is accredited by the CDC and at NO COST for 3.2 CEU Credits. We have received positive evaluations from some Utah school nurses who have taken this training. For more information contact Marcee Peterson at marcee@epilepsycolorado.org.

Click here to access the online training.


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Epilepsy Alliance of Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

801.883.9669 (Office)
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