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Are there any support groups?

The NEAD Trust is a registered charity involved in providing support to patients with non-epileptic attacks and their families. They hold regular support meetings and have an online forum where patients and their families can receive more information about NEAD and talk to others about the condition.

The NEAD Trust is a registered charity involved in providing support to people with non-epileptic attacks and their families. They hold regular support meetings and have an online forum where patients and their families can receive more information about NEAD and talk to others about the condition. Click here to visit their website and find out more about the NEAD Trust.

You could also look at this Youtube video clip where Michelle Reed, Co-founder of The NEAD Trust was interviewed by BBC Look North.

There is also a facebook site set up by Amber Cooper, dedicated to raising awareness of NEAs. You can speak to other people with non-epileptic attacks by visiting the PNES Awareness Facebook page here

 


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