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Stroke Help Line logoNational Stroke Association’s Stroke Help Line is a volunteer-staffed call center for survivors, caregivers, family members and those who have experienced stroke in their lives. This service can be accessed through 1-800-STROKES (787-6537), menu option 3. The phones are staffed Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mountain Time. Please allow 24 hours for your call to be returned.

We are here to connect you with resources and answer questions about stroke prevention, treatment and recovery.

Our volunteers can help you with:

  • Basic information about stroke
  • Navigating our website and education materials
  • Tools and information on recovery
  • Referrals to national resources and services
  • Lists of accredited and certified hospitals and rehabilitation facilities, and Stroke Center Network member hospitals
  • Local support group contacts
  • Lending an ear and listening to your story
  • And more!

National Stroke Association does not offer medical opinions, referrals to specific healthcare providers or treatment advice. Please consult with your personal physician. If you think you are experiencing a stroke, call 9-1-1 and seek immediate medical attention. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of stroke.

If We Are Closed

Leave us a message! We are happy to return your call when we are in the office. Please leave your name and phone number, and some details on what we may be able to help you with. Please allow 24 hours for your call to be returned.

Helpful Links

» Recovery pages—find information and tools for your post-stroke recovery.

» The searchable StrokeSmart® Resource Directory—find local and national businesses and services for stroke survivors, caregivers and family members.

» Stroke support group registry—find a meeting near you.

The Volunteers

Like you, the Stroke Help Line volunteers have experienced stroke in their lives.

Jane Henderson: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. MT
I am a caregiver as well as having worked in the medical field for many years, mostly with Stroke Survivors and their families. I understand that sometimes people just need to be listened to! I hope my experience will be helpful to those who call the National Stroke Association HelpLine.

Charles Louis: Mondays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. MT
I understand the un-understandable (I don't think that is a word!). When the survivor or caregiver finds out that I am a stroke survivor, the conversation changes, because even though I don't know them, I know them. I love that!

The Stroke Help Line is sponsored by Allsup, Inc.

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National Stroke Association

1-800-STROKES
1-800-787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
info@stroke.org

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