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National. Founded 1984. Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of stroke through prevention, medical treatment, rehabilitation, family support and research. Professional publications, 'StrokeSmart' magazine, information and referrals to local groups. Guidance for starting stroke clubs and groups.
National Stroke Association
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112-3747
Division of American Heart Association (BILINGUAL) National. 1800 groups. Founded 1979. Maintains a listing of support groups for stroke survivors, their families, friends and interested professionals. Publishes bimonthly magazine. Provides information and referrals to groups and general resources.
American Stroke Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Online. 400+ members. Founded 2002. Support, information and tips for the younger stroke survivor (stroke or TBI happened before age 55). Families and caregivers welcome.
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/stroketalkforyoungpeople and https://www.facebook.com/groups/strokeforFBsupport and https://www.facebook.com/groups/unitedstrokeandbraininjury
Online. Provides support for stroke survivors and caregivers of adult stroke. Support group is available 24/7/365.