SUDEP Awareness Day is as special day which brings organisations and people together to raise awareness of SUDEP Worldwide. Launched by SUDEP Action on 23rd October 2014, it shines a light on the largest cause of death in people with epilepsy, helping to empower people through increased awareness. Next year, we hope to build on the success of the the 2016 campaign when 266 organisations and patient groups added their voice to a united global voice.
The day is aimed at:
The theme for 2016 was United Against SUDEP.
The campaign colors were orange, purple and yellow.
There are things you can do to reduce your risk of SUDEP such as:
Avoid excess alcohol consumption and using recreational drugs
SUDEP Awareness Day was created by UK charity SUDEP Action