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Our Circle of Friends support groups provide educational and emotional support in a positive environment for people living with epilepsy and their families. They are led by trained volunteers who are dedicated to epilepsy support. To explore a leadership role, please email info@epilepsycowy.org or call us at 303-377-9774 or 888-378-9779.

Many of our groups have moved to virtual meetings. Please contact the leaders to find out more information about meeting times and locations. We encourage any in-person meetings to follow all local and CDC guidelines to ensure participant safety.

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These groups are currently meeting over Zoom:

Adult Online Support Group

Meets virtually the first Thursday of every month at 7 pm. Contact Kent at kent@thefamilywatson.com for more information.

Young Adult Online Support Group

We offer a NEW virtual young adult support group on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30-7 pm. For more information contact Shannon at shansantangelo@gmail.com.

Teen Support Group

We offer a virtual teen support group run by one of our young volunteers the third Saturday of every month from 4-5 pm. For more information contact Kylee at kyleelovato@gmail.com.

Spanish Speaking Support Group

Our Spanish speaking support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Email leigh@epilepsycowy.org for more information.

Wyoming Circle of Friends

We are in the process of establishing an in-person support group in Wyoming. Email marc@epilepsycowy.org for more information.

Facebook support groups:

Peer Support Program

This free 6-month program partners adult Mentors and adult Mentees. Mentors are often people who have lived with seizures for a while and who feel comfortable sharing their story. Mentees are usually fairly new to the impact of seizures community and are looking for guidance. This program is available to both those who are diagnosed with epilepsy and those with non-epileptic seizures. It is also open to caretakers of those with epilepsy.

Networking Groups

We CARE (Wyoming & Colorado Adults Redefining Epilepsy) is a group of adults living with or connected to epilepsy who support each other and the community through activities such as:

  • Social events
  • Raising awareness about epilepsy
  • Providing support by bringing programs and services directly to their neighborhoods, workplaces, and places of worship
  • Planning service activities
  • Advocacy
  • Promoting fundraising opportunities

This group of passionate, dedicated, FUN individuals offers support and the opportunity to build lasting relationships, because We CARE about YOU! If you want to learn more or get involved, please email marcee@epilepsycolorado.org.

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Regional Support Groups

Please contact group leaders to confirm details. These are community-led groups, not affiliated with the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming. 

Boulder | Adults Living with Epilepsy

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month. 7 – 8:30 pm. Various locations in Boulder. Contact: John Stovall – 303-444-6062

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Comprehensive list of support groups across Colorado: Adults with brain injury: http://biacolorado.org/support-groups/

Denver | Adult Surgery Group

Open to adults who are considering or have gone through surgery for epilepsy.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5 – 7 pm. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 12605 East 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045. Contact: Rhonda Debello, RN – 720-848-7696

Durango

Two groups offered: Adults and Youth Living with Challenging Health Conditions, Parents of Youth Living with Epilepsy.

Meets monthly at various locations. Contact: Liza Tergillus – 970-749-9607

Englewood

Adults Living with Epilepsy or Seizures.

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – 7 pm. Ponderosa Room, Swedish Medical Center 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, CO 80113.  Contact Gaetha Mills, RN – 303-788-6939

Grand Valley

Open to people living with epilepsy, their caretakers, families and friends.

Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month, 6 – 8 pm. Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501 Enter through the side door. Contact: Drene Stevens – 970-361-5495 or kadyb6@charter.net

Mountain Support Group | Eagle

Meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30 – 8 pm. Colorado Workspace 1099 Capitol Street Eagle, CO 81637. Contact Hannah Lovato: hannahlovato4@gmail.com

Wheat Ridge | Adults Living with Epilepsy

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6 – 7 pm. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 West 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. 2nd floor – Learning Center.  Contact: Sara Minott – 303-425-2058.

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