Call 911

Stroke is a medical emergency. With timely treatment, the risk of death and disability from stroke can be lowered. It’s important to know the symptoms and act in time; the first 3 hours are critical, brain cells are dying.





Locate a primary stroke center
near you.

Online Stroke Support Groups

American Stroke Association, Online Forums

Online forums for stroke survivors and caregivers.

www.strokeassociation.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3030342


Caregiving.com

Manage The Stress ~ Make The Decisions ~ Discover The Meaning

www.caregiving.com


Everyday Health Support Groups - Surviving a Stroke

Stroke can come as a devastating blow to patient and family – meet other survivors here and share your stories.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/CS/forums/70/ShowForum.aspx


HemiKids, the Hemiplegia and Pediatric Stroke Discussion Group

HemiKids is an email group where you can email other parents of children who have hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

www.chasa.org


Online Aphasia Forum

The Aphasia mailing list was set up to share information, experiences, questions, knowledge, feelings, etc. etc. with respect to Aphasia.

www.groups.yahoo.com/group/Aphasia/


SAFE (Stroke Awareness for Everyone)

An international internet-centered coalition of stroke survivors and their families, in addition to doctors, nurses and therapists involved with stroke. SAFE provides and manages several Support and Discussion e-mail lists for stroke survivors, caregivers, and general information.

www.strokesafe.org


Stroke Network

Online support to stroke survivors and stroke caregivers of adult stroke.

www.strokenetwork.org


Strokes Suck

Strokes Suck ~ But there are things you can do to improve your life.

on Facebook


Stroke Survivors International

A group of stroke survivors, caregivers and professionals who communicate with each other through an e-mail list group.

www.strokesurvivors.org