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23-10-2015 l SUDEP Awareness Day 2015

23 January 2015
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October 23rd 2015


SUDEP Awareness Day was created by UK charity SUDEP Action and is dedicated to raising awareness of SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) all around the world. It was launched last year and from 2015 will be celebrated annually on 23 October.

The day is aimed at:

  • encouraging people with epilepsy to learn about SUDEP and their individual risk
  • focusing on ways people can manage their epilepsy in order to manage their risk
  • highlighting the need for more research into SUDEP which could help save lives
  • raising awareness of SUDEP amongst the general public
  • commemorating the lives of all those who have died from the condition


Are you SUDEP Savvy? Check out the infographic


 SUDEP infographic Ireland

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