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YAWE provides a supportive community for young adults with epilepsy through monthly workshops and peer support groups. Additionally, we organize fundraising events such as our annual walk and golf tournament, empowering individuals and raising awareness about epilepsy.

Disclosure and Epilepsy
Disclosure and Epilepsy
Apr 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
Via Zoom
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  • Apr 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Via Zoom
    Knowing when and how to disclose in both professional and personal circumstances, how it can benefit and how it can hurt, dealing with feelings of fear/shame/guilt and their role in discussing this condition, dealing with discrimination
  • Apr 24, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Virtual event
    Join our one-hour virtual weekly hang-outs to laugh, cry, listen, or just simply connect with people who “get it".
  • May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Via Zoom
    Navigating feelings of depression, anxiety, guilty, shame that come with having this condition (especially in relation to family/loved ones), feeling different from your peers, dealing with loss of independence, side effects of medications
  • Jun 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Via Zoom
    Debunking the myth of what it means to be a man, how seeking out support does not make you weak or “less of a man”, building up self-confidence and positive self-perceptions.
  • Jul 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Via Zoom
    How to address it and overcome it in both personal and professional circumstances, dealing with discrimination, dealing with feelings of fear/shame, debunking epilepsy myths.
  • Aug 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Via Zoom
    Learning how to talk about epilepsy, especially when struggling with acceptance and developing identities/self-perceptions that coexist with this condition.
  • Oct 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    The Club at Pasadera, 100 Pasadera Dr, Monterey, CA 93940, USA

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