Project UPLIFT Morehouse School of Medicine

Project UPLIFT Morehouse School of Medicine Project UPLIFT is an evidence-based program that is delivered over the phone to groups of 6-8 people with epilepsy The Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory University are currently seeking participants to test intervention program Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favorable Thoughts).

Participants must: identify as African American, have been diagnosed with epilepsy by a health care provider for at least three months, are Georgia residence, and are willing to participate in the intervention and surveys. Project UPLIFT seeks to educate African Americans with epilepsy and their caregivers regarding epilepsy, epilepsy stigma, and epilepsy self-management. This study will last a total of about 28-30 weeks, and all study activities will take place over the phone and through mail.

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Knowing how to help individuals if they experience a seizure is important and could be lifesaving. Join us on November 6...
10/08/2021

Knowing how to help individuals if they experience a seizure is important and could be lifesaving. Join us on November 6, 2021 at 9:30 EST to complete a 2-hour Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training Certification. You can register for the training using the link: https://bit.ly/3lHrJFC.

#epilepsyawareness #epilepsyfoundation #epilepsyadvocate #epilepsysupport #EPILEPSYLIVESMATTER #seizureawareness #SeizureFirstAid

Knowing how to help individuals if they experience a seizure is important and could be lifesaving. Join us on November 6, 2021 at 9:30 EST to complete a 2-hour Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training Certification. You can register for the training using the link: https://bit.ly/3lHrJFC.

#epilepsyawareness #epilepsyfoundation #epilepsyadvocate #epilepsysupport #EPILEPSYLIVESMATTER #seizureawareness #SeizureFirstAid

Have you registered for the virtual epilepsy support group hosted by @angelsofepilepsy?The support group will be held to...
07/14/2021

Have you registered for the virtual epilepsy support group hosted by @angelsofepilepsy?

The support group will be held tomorrow, July 15th at 7:00pm EST.

Please register at https://t.co/ZAiy4EsYae?amp=1

Have you registered for the virtual epilepsy support group hosted by @angelsofepilepsy?

The support group will be held tomorrow, July 15th at 7:00pm EST.

Please register at https://t.co/ZAiy4EsYae?amp=1

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07/13/2021

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July is National Minority Mental Health Month! We are reaching out to the African American community by hosting a Seizure First Aid Certification Training led by Project UPLIFT Morehouse School of Medicine on Tuesday, July 20 at 8 p.m. ET.

To commemorate #MinorityMH Month and learn how you can assist someone having a seizure, register here: http://bit.ly/NMMHMJuly20 #MinorityMentalHealth #SeizureFirstAid #EpilepsyEquity

We are less than 24 hours away from our 4th Epilepsy Community Resource Series session: Epilepsy Self-Management. There ...
07/09/2021

We are less than 24 hours away from our 4th Epilepsy Community Resource Series session: Epilepsy Self-Management. There is still time left to register for the event! Click the link and register today. See you tomorrow morning!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

We are less than 24 hours away from our 4th Epilepsy Community Resource Series session: Epilepsy Self-Management. There is still time left to register for the event! Click the link and register today. See you tomorrow morning!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Would you or someone else you know benefit from Epilepsy Self-Management tips? Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we ...
07/09/2021

Would you or someone else you know benefit from Epilepsy Self-Management tips? Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we discuss resources that may be beneficial to many. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Would you or someone else you know benefit from Epilepsy Self-Management tips? Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we discuss resources that may be beneficial to many. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Session 4: Epilepsy Self-Management of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series is quickly approaching us, but you still h...
07/08/2021

Session 4: Epilepsy Self-Management of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series is quickly approaching us, but you still have time to register! Register today, and join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 to find ways to improve your self-management skills.

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Session 4: Epilepsy Self-Management of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series is quickly approaching us, but you still have time to register! Register today, and join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 to find ways to improve your self-management skills.

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we speak with our sponsors, speakers, and vendor about Epilepsy Self-Management! W...
07/07/2021

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we speak with our sponsors, speakers, and vendor about Epilepsy Self-Management! We can’t wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 as we speak with our sponsors, speakers, and vendor about Epilepsy Self-Management! We can’t wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 a.m. as we learn about self-management and how it can allow people with epilepsy ...
06/29/2021

Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 a.m. as we learn about self-management and how it can allow people with epilepsy to live and feel better. Click the link and register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 a.m. as we learn about self-management and how it can allow people with epilepsy to live and feel better. Click the link and register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Did you know that Epilepsy Self-Management involves three areas: Lifestyle, Treatment, and Seizure Management? Join us o...
06/25/2021

Did you know that Epilepsy Self-Management involves three areas: Lifestyle, Treatment, and Seizure Management? Join us on Saturday, July 10th where we will be discussing these topics and much more in relation to self-management. Click the link and register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Did you know that Epilepsy Self-Management involves three areas: Lifestyle, Treatment, and Seizure Management? Join us on Saturday, July 10th where we will be discussing these topics and much more in relation to self-management. Click the link and register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

If you have attended any of our past sessions, you are in for another treat yet again! We will be hosting the 4th sessio...
06/23/2021

If you have attended any of our past sessions, you are in for another treat yet again! We will be hosting the 4th session of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on July 10th at 9:30 A.M. At this session, we will be discussing epilepsy and self-management. We cannot wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

If you have attended any of our past sessions, you are in for another treat yet again! We will be hosting the 4th session of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on July 10th at 9:30 A.M. At this session, we will be discussing epilepsy and self-management. We cannot wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Although epilepsy can be difficult to deal with, you can still live a healthy life. Please join us for session 4 of our ...
06/21/2021

Although epilepsy can be difficult to deal with, you can still live a healthy life. Please join us for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on July 10th at 9:30 A.M. EST as we discuss peer support and other helpful resources. This session will be beneficial to all communities!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Although epilepsy can be difficult to deal with, you can still live a healthy life. Please join us for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on July 10th at 9:30 A.M. EST as we discuss peer support and other helpful resources. This session will be beneficial to all communities!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST as we meet with Rhonda White of RESPECT Institute and learn more abo...
06/17/2021

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST as we meet with Rhonda White of RESPECT Institute and learn more about their experience with the training program. RESPECT Institute is a 3 ½ day in-person training or 4 ½ day virtual training that empowers participants by supporting them in developing the skills necessary to transform their experiences of cross disabilities and highlighting their personal opinions and thoughts. We look forward to interacting with you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Join us on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST as we meet with Rhonda White of RESPECT Institute and learn more about their experience with the training program. RESPECT Institute is a 3 ½ day in-person training or 4 ½ day virtual training that empowers participants by supporting them in developing the skills necessary to transform their experiences of cross disabilities and highlighting their personal opinions and thoughts. We look forward to interacting with you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

On Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST, we will be hosting Session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series wher...
06/15/2021

On Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST, we will be hosting Session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series where we will be discussing epilepsy and self-management. Click the link and register today to receive information from Ms. Linda Pogue on peer programs and other great resources. See you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Has your epilepsy self-management become more difficult since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us for session 4 ...
06/11/2021

Has your epilepsy self-management become more difficult since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 9:30am EST where we speak with epilepsy advocates, caregivers, and researchers on self-management. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Has your epilepsy self-management become more difficult since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 9:30am EST where we speak with epilepsy advocates, caregivers, and researchers on self-management. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Do you or anyone else you know with epilepsy want to learn more about epilepsy self-management? If so, join us on Saturd...
06/09/2021

Do you or anyone else you know with epilepsy want to learn more about epilepsy self-management? If so, join us on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 9:30am EST as we discuss epilepsy self-management at session 4 or our Epilepsy Community Resource Series. Click the link to register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

Do you or anyone else you know with epilepsy want to learn more about epilepsy self-management? If so, join us on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 9:30am EST as we discuss epilepsy self-management at session 4 or our Epilepsy Community Resource Series. Click the link to register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

We have enjoyed Greenwich Biosciences and SK Life Science providing us with resources at our last two sessions! Join us ...
06/07/2021

We have enjoyed Greenwich Biosciences and SK Life Science providing us with resources at our last two sessions! Join us for session 4 on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST to learn the patient support and assistance our sponsors provide. We can not wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

We have enjoyed Greenwich Biosciences and SK Life Science providing us with resources at our last two sessions! Join us for session 4 on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. EST to learn the patient support and assistance our sponsors provide. We can not wait to see you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

disABILITY Link provided us with very helpful employment resources during session 3! Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9...
06/03/2021

disABILITY Link provided us with very helpful employment resources during session 3! Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 A.M. EST for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series as they provide us with even more resources on peer support. Click the link to register, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

disABILITY Link provided us with very helpful employment resources during session 3! Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 A.M. EST for session 4 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series as they provide us with even more resources on peer support. Click the link to register, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

The final session of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series is almost here! For session 4 on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30...
06/01/2021

The final session of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series is almost here! For session 4 on Saturday, July 10th at 9:30 A.M. EST, we will be focusing on Epilepsy Self-Management. Join us as Dr. Cam Escoffery speaks to us about skills about seizures, lifestyle, and treatment management. We cannot wait to see you there! Click the link and register today!

Link: https://rb.gy/fjlbjx

#Epilepsy #EpilepsyAwareness #ECRS #EpilepsySelfManagement #ECRS2021 #EpilpesyCommunity

In less than 24 hours, we will be joining the session to discuss epilepsy, employment, and employee rights. There is sti...
04/30/2021

In less than 24 hours, we will be joining the session to discuss epilepsy, employment, and employee rights. There is still time left to register! Click the link and register now! See you tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. EST!

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

In less than 24 hours, we will be joining the session to discuss epilepsy, employment, and employee rights. There is still time left to register! Click the link and register now! See you tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. EST!

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

Thank you to our sponsors: SK Life Science, UCB, EF Works, Angels of Epilepsy, and Greenwich Bioscience for making sessi...
04/29/2021

Thank you to our sponsors: SK Life Science, UCB, EF Works, Angels of Epilepsy, and Greenwich Bioscience for making session 3 of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series possible. Join us on May 1st, 2021 as we engage with these sponsors on the topic of epilepsy and employment.

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

Are you registered for our Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights session? If not, you still have time! Click the lin...
04/28/2021

Are you registered for our Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights session? If not, you still have time! Click the link to register and join us on May 1st, 2021 as we engage in dialogue on this topic. We can’t wait to see you there!

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

Are you registered for our Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights session? If not, you still have time! Click the link to register and join us on May 1st, 2021 as we engage in dialogue on this topic. We can’t wait to see you there!

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

Have you or anyone else you know with epilepsy been treated unfairly on the job? Join us at our next session of our Epil...
04/27/2021

Have you or anyone else you know with epilepsy been treated unfairly on the job? Join us at our next session of our Epilepsy Community Resource Series as we learn from attorney Andrew Tate on what our employee rights are at the workplace!

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

People with epilepsy are entitled to the same employee rights as those without epilepsy. Join us on May 1st, 2021 as we ...
04/26/2021

People with epilepsy are entitled to the same employee rights as those without epilepsy. Join us on May 1st, 2021 as we discuss how important it is for people with epilepsy to have equal access to vocational rights.

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

Are you registered for our Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights session? If not, you still have time! Click the lin...
04/26/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Epilepsy Community Resource Series Session 3: Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Are you registered for our Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights session? If not, you still have time! Click the link to register and join us on May 1st, 2021 as we engage in dialogue on this topic. We can’t wait to see you there!

You can register for the session at https://rb.gy/r4vavv

#Epilepsy #Employment #EmployeeRights #EqualAccess #ECRS2021 #EpilepsyCommunity

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Epilepsy Community Resource Series Session 3: Epilepsy, Employment, and Employee Rights. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

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The Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory University are currently seeking participants to test intervention program Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favorable Thoughts). Participants must: identify as African American, have been diagnosed with epilepsy by a health care provider for at least three months, are Georgia residence, and are willing to participate in the intervention and surveys. Project UPLIFT seeks to educate African Americans with epilepsy and their caregivers regarding epilepsy, epilepsy stigma, and epilepsy self-management. This study will last a total of about 28-30 weeks, and all study activities will take place over the phone and through mail.

Project UPLIFT seeks to educate African Americans with epilepsy and their caregivers regarding epilepsy, epilepsy stigma, and epilepsy self-management. This study will last a total of about 28-30 weeks, and all study activities will take place over the phone and through mail.

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Great job on the employment and legal rights seminar today👏👏👍