MODULE 3: Epilepsy Support and Non-medication Management 24 Who to Contact for Help With Quality-of-Life Issues Part of epilepsy self-management is learning how to improve your quality of life. In addition to your healthcare team, there are other people in your community who can help you navigate this journey.1 Here are some ways of finding help1 : Reference 1. England MJ, Liverman CT, Schultz AM, Strawbridge LM, eds. Epilepsy Across the Spectrum. Promoting Health and Understanding. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. The National Academies Press; 2012. Community Services1 • State and local Epilepsy Foundation affiliates • Local nonprofit organizations that help patients with chronic conditions • Social workers Housing1 • Social service organizations • Nonprofit organizations, including faith- based organizations • Government agencies Social Support1 • Psychologists, social workers, or other behavioral specialists • State and local Epilepsy Foundation affiliates • Faith-based organizations Education1 • Individualized education programs • Cognitive testing and educational assistance Employment1 • The human resources department where you work • Vocational training programs • Government agencies Transportation1 • Local department of motor vehicles • Local transportation agencies • Social service organizations • Government agencies