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Stroke Support Groups

 

 

The following resources can provide or help you locate a support group in your area.

American Heart Association
The stroke family support network includes many valuable resources on finding, joining or starting a stroke support group.

Childhood Stroke and Hemiplegia Connections of Illinois CSHC of IL is a local support and information group formed in April of 2002.   Our goal is to give families of children with hemiplegia, Hemiparesis, Diplegia and/or Stroke a chance to connect and interact in person.  We provide family support and local resource information, parent meetings with guest speakers, and family outings. 

European Stroke Initiative
Directory of support groups in many countries

HemiHelp - UK
HemiHelp provides information and support for children with hemiplegia and their families and aims to increase public and professional awareness of hemiplegia and its associated conditions. 

National Stroke Association
Searchable database of local support groups throughout the United States.

Stroke Information Directory
Lengthy listing of stroke support groups and message boards

 

Internet Discussion Groups

Different Strokes
A UK charity for childhood stroke survivors.

Generation S
An awesome newer site that offers stroke information and resources for younger stroke survivors.

Health-Center.com
Stroke bulletin boards.

SAFE - Stroke Awareness for Everyone
A wonderful resource that features an e-mail support group and message boards for stroke patients and caregivers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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