BE IN­VOLVED

Cockburn Gazette - - OPINION -

MORE than 800,000 Aus­tralians will be af­fected by epilepsy in their life­time. Yet sadly, due to a so­cial stigma and mis­con­cep­tions, many peo­ple do not dis­close their con­di­tion.

March 26 is Pur­ple Day, a grass­roots ef­fort ded­i­cated to in­creas­ing epilepsy aware­ness world­wide. I en­cour­age the com­mu­nity to sup­port Pur­ple Day dur­ing March by sim­ply mak­ing or do­na­tion or get­ting in­volved at www.epilepsy.org.au. CAROL IRE­LAND, chief ex­ec­u­tive, Epilepsy Ac­tion Aus­tralia.

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