American Stroke Month
Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. Having a stroke puts you at higher risk for a second one. This stroke month let’s come together to defeat stroke by acting F.A.S.T. Your health is in your hands.
Learning F.A.S.T. Can Save Lives
When you spot a stroke warning sign, act fast. Recognizing the stroke warning signs and calling 911 immediately may make the difference between a strong recovery or long-term disability; survival or death.
Hover—or click if you’re on your smartphone—on the F.A.S.T. tiles to learn the warning signs behind each letter.
NEW! The F.A.S.T. Experience
In this interactive environment, you’ll learn what the warning signs of stroke might look, feel and/or sound like.
Prevent a Second Stroke
Together we can prevent stroke. Learn ways to prevent another stroke
Having a stroke puts you at a higher risk for a second one, however, stroke survivors have the power to reduce their risk for having another stroke. There are things you can do to reduce your risk, starting with identifying what caused your stroke and uncovering all of your personal risk factors.
Prevent a Second Stroke Resources
The American Stroke Association at 25
For 25 years the ASA has been a powerful force in ensuring that those who have a stroke get timely, optimal care, support, rehab services and more.