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An inside look at Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

Many of you living with epilepsy in the Texas and Louisiana areas have been directly affected by Hurricane Harvey. You may not be surprised to learn the team here at Living Well With Epilepsy has also felt the impact. Two of our writers are both based in Houston, TX:

I am happy to report both Abby and Rachel and their respective families are doing okay so far. But I ask you to please keep them in your thoughts.

Houston Underwater

Rachel sent along the following photos to give a sense of the flooding in Houston.

Make a difference

If you are able to

Make a Financial Donation

  • Support the American Red Cross. My husband is currently in Texas supporting the relief effort. Any support you can give to the the Red Cross is welcome.

Donate Today


Give Blood

  • The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is experiencing a shortage. To donate, call 210-731-5590 or visit their website for more information.

  • Carter BloodCare covers hospitals in North, Central and East Texas. To donate, call 877-571-1000 or text DONATE4LIFE to 444-999.

Help for Animals

Help for Families

  • The Texas Diaper Bank in San Antonio is asking for diapers and wipes, which can be dropped off in person or mailed to 5415 Bandera Road, Suite 504, San Antonio, Tex., 78238.

For More Options


Let us know

If you are in Texas or Louisiana and living with epilepsy let us know.


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