Heart Disease and Stroke

Tools and Resources for Supportive Relationships

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  1. Populations

    General Population

    Mended Hearts
    http://mendedhearts.org/
    Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization that partners with 460 hospitals and rehabilitation clinics. The organization offers services to heart patients through visiting programs, support group meetings and educational forums.

    Stroke Survivors

    The Peninsula Stroke Association
    http://www.psastroke.org/Programs.html#education
    This site provides information on the programs and services of the Peninsula Stroke Association including educational materials, support groups, discussion groups, articles and media messages.  Stroke education materials are available in several languages.   

Age

Children

Pediatric Stroke Network
http://www.pediatricstrokenetwork.com/
The Pediatric Stroke Network is an online support group for caregivers of pediatric stroke victims.  The site includes news, information, and support for families of a pediatric stroke victim.

  1. Other Tools/Resources

    Successful Stroke Support Groups
    http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindingSupportYouAreNotAlone/Stroke-Support-Groups_UCM_310232_Article.jsp
    A comprehensive 30-page guide that provides information on organizing successful stroke support groups.  


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