Be sure to visit our new page, Warrior Spotlight, to learn more about Maddy Samuel's epilepsy journey, her efforts to raise awareness and her desire to not let epilepsy keep her from going after her goals in life!


​If you are interested in sharing your own story, please email Karen@scepilepsy.org - we would like to feature a new story each month!

(843) 991-7144              karen@scepilepsy.org

Erick Gordon, SAFE representative, helps present a donation of 110 caps to the MUSC Neurophysiology department.  The caps are used for patients scheduled for both inpatient and outpatient EEG's.

Take the right steps in preventing and helping Adults in a time of need. This will give you tips, on how to be SAFE.

No child wants to experience a seizure nor does any adult want to see an innocent child suffer through a seizure. Read through our tips on how to help and protect children in times of need.

South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy devotes its energy to passionately advocating for members of the epilepsy community.


Vital components to improving the quality of life for all epilepsy patients include our commitment to raising the level of awareness in our state, removing the stigma often associated with seizures and epilepsy, teaching seizure first-aid throughout our communities and providing educational opportunities and social activities to all our members.

EDUCATE


inspire


Advocate


Please join us....for a discussion about epilepsy and memory with Tracie McConnell, PhD. Dr. McConnell is trained in neuropsychology and treats patients with a variety of neurologic conditions including epilepsy.
Our meeting will take place at Greenville Memorial Hospital
701 Grove Road Greenville, SC 29605

 Conference Center Room 2 (first floor, on the left beside Subway).


Please RSVP by January 3 to SAFEUpstate@gmail.com.


If you have any questions about memory or the psychological impact of seizures, please email them to Karen@scepilepsy.org and we will get your requests to Dr. McConnell. Thanks!
Light refreshments will be served.

 Office hours: Tuesday through Thursday

 9am to 3pm. 

Voice mails and emails will be returned during normal work days/hours.

Watch this video about epilepsy, produced by SC ETV.  Members of SAFE are featured and their stories are shared!  

Thank you to everyone that helped make

this video a huge success!

erick's story

     Child Safety


Need prescription assistance?

Be sure to visit our resources page! 

Erick Gordon

Erick is the inspiration behind S.A.F.E., read his amazing story here.

        Chapters

Reaching Out


Want to see the South Carolina Stingrays in action - wearing our special purple, epilepsy awareness jerseys? 


Worn on December 12, 2015 at Hockey Heroes For Epilepsy - they look awesome!


Check out this video!  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sRqvIt889M​

When you shop at AmazonSmile,

Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to

South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy.

Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1453429 and support S.A.F.E. every time you shop! 

Would you like to make a donation to s.a.f.e.?

Make checks out to S.A.F.E. and mail to
PO Box 943 Goose Creek, SC 29445
​or select the "Donate" button below.

Thank you for supporting
epilepsy awareness!

"Giving is not just
about making a donation, 
it's about 
making a difference"
                                         ​-Kathy Calvin


SAFE is based out of Charleston, which is home to our largest and longest standing chapter.  Our goal is to re-activate chapters within the state after having to temporarily cease meetings/activities in several areas.

    Adult Safety

Due to illness, the SAFE office will be closed until January 7.  From myself and the SAFE Board of Directors, we wish you all a safe and happy New Year!

Epilepsy Patients - Fear Us Not


2016 Epilepsy Awareness Month video

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Thank you to all the sponsors

of our first

"A Night of Acoustics & Awareness"

- your support is greatly appreciated!

Looking forward to next year's event!

Erick's Motley Crew - sponsored by Vickie Brown

Happy Birthday, Nana! - sponsored by Alison Rose

Grain Guys - sponsored by John and Mary Catherine Gill

Epilepsy - A Personal Perspective

2015 awareness video