National Stroke Awareness Month

 

             
       

 

Take a look at our past success stories. Over the years we have provided many ways to educate yourself and others to: 

  • Understand the importance of knowing your stroke risk
  • Recognize stroke signs and symptoms
  • Ways to reduce your risk of stroke

You may find something you can use to raise awareness for stroke.

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    Young Stroke: An Unexpected Reality

    Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate. On top of that, 73% of young Americans are not familiar with stroke symptoms and the need for urgent medical attention. During National Stroke Awareness Month watch this video to learn more about the impact of stroke on young adults, learn stroke symptoms and what to do if you spot them, and access resources for survivors and caregivers.

     

     
    Year: 
    2017
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    Be StreetSmart

    According to research, less than one third of people can recognize more than one stroke symptom. So we took our cameras to the streets of Denver to find out just how much the public does know about stroke. Watch this video to gear up with lifesaving information, not just for yourself, but also for your family, your friends, and others around you.

     

     

    Year: 
    2016
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    Make Your Choice

    There are nearly 130,000 stroke deaths each year—that’s one in 20 deaths. Although you can’t control every risk factor, there are steps you can take today to reduce your chances of stroke. Make your choice—how your story ends is mostly up to you. Watch this video and share with your family and friends. 

    Year: 
    2015
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    Minorities and Stroke

    Women, Hispanics and African-Americans in the U.S. have higher stroke risks and lower recognition of stroke warning signs compared to any other population. Our Minorities and Stroke video, available in English and Spanish, educates the public about risk of stroke and the need to act FAST.

    Get the facts and learn how you can manage stroke risk. Watch this video infographic then share with your family and friends.

    Year: 
    2014
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    Five Faces Pledge

    The heart of the pledge is your commitment to reach five people you care about and either inform them about how risk factor management can help prevent stroke or encourage them to be ready to recognize and respond to stroke FAST. Another key element is sharing why you want others to be informed about stroke by giving your loved ones a glimpse into the personal story behind why stroke matters to you.

    Share an awareness message with 5 friends.

    Year: 
    2013
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