SUDEP Resources


EFNE Resource and Support Center

At Epilepsy Foundation New England, we are working to raise awareness, provide education and resources to families, aid in linking families to bereavement support, honor loved ones lost to SUDEP and epilepsy related deaths, and provide ongoing supportive listening through our HELPDESK services and through our Remembrance Network. We work together with the national epilepsy foundation’s SUDEP Institute.   

HELPDESK 617-506-6041 ext 109 or email:


Epilepsy Foundation SUDEP Institute

The Epilepsy Foundation’s SUDEP Institute works to prevent SUDEP and support people confronting the fear and loss caused by SUDEP. The SUDEP Institute offers individual bereavement support and an online bereavement support community.

Phone support: 1-800-332-1000


North American SUDEP Registry (NASR)

Families who have recently lost a loved one to SUDEP, can contact the NASR and participate in their study to help find the cause of SUDEP. The multicenter NASR provides clinical data, DNA and brain tissue for the scientific community to study SUDEP. For more information call 855-432-8555 or email:



SUDEP Action is dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy risks and tackling epilepsy deaths including SUDEP. 



Sudep Aware provides awareness, education, support and honors loved ones who have lost lives to SUDEP.   


Sudden Unexpected Death in Children (SUDC)

The SUDC Foundation is dedicated to increasing the awareness of sudden unexpected deaths in childhood and funding crucial research to better understand and prevent these tragedies. It is devoted solely to the needs of families and professionals touch by the unexpected/unexplained deaths of children.