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National Stroke Association

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.
Write:
National Stroke Association
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112-3747
Voice: 1-800-787-6537
Fax: 303-649-1328
Website: http://www.stroke.org
E-mail: info@stroke.org
Verified: 1/16/2013

American Stroke Association

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.
Write:
American Stroke Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Voice: 1-888-478-7653
Website: http://www.strokeassociation.org
E-mail: strokeconnection@heart.org
Verified: 1/22/2013

Stroke Talk for Young People

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
E-mail: stroketalkforyoungpeople-owner@yahoogroups.com
Verified: 1/9/2013

Stroke Support Network

Online. Provides support for stroke survivors and caregivers of adult stroke. Support group is available 24/7/365.
Website: http://www.strokenetwork.org
Verified: 2/14/2013

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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