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Patients, family members & friends are invited to participate in support groups that are located in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.

Atlanta Metro South – Newnan

Date: Third Tuesday of Each Month
Time: 7pm, Childcare will be provided.
Location: Crossroads Church, Room 113
2564 GA-154
Newnan, Georgia 30265

For more information about this support group please contact Claudia Woodruff at (404)527-7155.

Midtown Medical Center – Columbus

Location: Midtown Medical Center Conference Room
710 Center Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Below is a list of Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016
  • Thursday, December 15, 2016

For more information, please contact Whitney Smith at (706) 321-3764 or visit their Facebook page.

Check out photos from November’s support group meeting! The group celebrated Epilepsy Awareness Month with a special guest! See photos>

North Fulton – Roswell

Date: Third Wednesday of Each Month
Time: 7:00pm
Location: North Fulton Hospital – Classroom A
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, Ga 30076

For more information, please contact the support group leader Tim Ulmer at (770) 667-9363 or (404) 729-3322.

Pediatric Support Groups/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Ages 7-teen

Date: Second Tuesday of Each Month
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: Children’s Epilepsy Center at the Scottish Rite Campus
1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Includes: Parent-Caregiver Education/Support Group, Children with Seizures (and siblings)  Support Group and a break out teen coping group.
Parents/Caregivers Meet in Hospital Board Room, children/teens meet in the Medical Office Building (MOB) Suite 180.

Please RSVP before the day of group with the number in your party attending and the name/age of your child(ren) coming to heather.bernard@choa.org, for group planning purposes. To learn more please visit CHOA’s website. Note: Groups are subject to cancellation if not enough attendees RSVP.

Below is a list of Meeting Dates:

September 13, 2016

November 8, 2016

December 13, 2016

Hispanic Outreach

Date: Last Saturday of Each Month
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: Latin American Association
2750 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30324

For more information or questions, please contact Luz Lopez at (678)768-7633.

eCommunities (Online Support Group)

eCommunities is an online forum offered through the Epilepsy Foundation of America. This serves as an online support group for those unable to attend their local support group meetings, friends and family needing support and is helpful to those who are uncomfortable speaking out about their epilepsy.
To learn more or to sign up, please go the eCommunities page on the National website.

Parent & Family (Phone Support Network)

Parent to Parent of Georgia
Susan Brown
1-800-229-2038