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Purple Day summary

Purple Day 2018 summary

Well, wasn’t that a productive Purple Day? Here are just some of the highlights to which Young Epilepsy got involved with.

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Whats Up TV

Young Epilepsy features in Sky One SUDEP awareness campaign

Sky One’s What’s Up TV has spent their latest series exploring Sudden Unexplained Death by Epilepsy (SUDEP) and Young Epilepsy was proud to get involved.

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Mothers of children diagnosed with epilepsy ‘at risk’ of significant mental health issues, says new study

New research published shows extent of stress, anxiety and depression amongst parents – particularly mothers - of children with epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy involved in latest Emmerdale epilepsy storyline

The award winning ITV soap opera gave Young Epilepsy a call about their latest ambitious epilepsy-related storyline and the charity was more than happy to help.

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Research went down a Re-treat

Between Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 2018 saw Young Epilepsy hosting their eight annual Research Retreat.

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House of Lords debate epilepsy support at school

On Thursday 13 December 2017, Baroness Brinton spoke in the House of Lords about support for children with epilepsy at school, calling on the Government to take action.

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Christmas Appeal 2017:

Rebecca and Matthew explain how raising funds to Young Epilepsy can help young people spend Christmas Day at home, not in hospital.

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Young Epilepsy’s ‘Transition’ with Children in Need

Thanks to donations made to BBC Children in Need, Young Epilepsy is the recipient of crucial funds for a very important project.

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Help Jessica reach her hair-raising target

When Young Epilepsy hears the word ‘perseverance’ it thinks of wonderful people like Jessica.

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‘Safe in School’ families take the debate to MPs

​On Monday 23 October 2017, supporters of Young Epilepsy and families affect by the condition joined with a number of other charities campaigning for #SafeInSchool.

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