Project UPLIFT for Epilepsy

Project Uplift

The goal of Project UPLIFT is to empower people with Epilepsy to improve their own mental health through mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral skills.

Increases knowledge and skills, reduces depression, and improves quality of life.

Methods taught include challenging thoughts, behavioral activation, coping, problem-solving, and mindfulness.

Validated mental health measures are used to screen for eligibility for the program, and other measures are used throughout the program to monitor change in mental health.

• 8 group telephone sessions over an 8-week period
• Telephone sessions last one hour
• Adults with Epilepsy
• (5-7 participants per group)
• Delivered by a trained UPLIFT facilitator
• Co-facilitated by a person with Epilepsy
• Supervised by an UPLIFT trained Mental health professional

Here is what participants have to say about UPLIFT