Tools for stroke prevention, treatment and recovery, all in one place. Help yourself – and your patients.
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Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics

The 2024 Statistical Update is a major source for monitoring cardiovascular health, risk factors, and disease in the U.S. and global population. It serves as a valuable resource for researchers, clinicians, healthcare policy makers, media professionals, the public and others who seek the best national data available on disease morbidity, mortality and risks; quality of care; medical procedures and operations; and costs associated with the management of these diseases.

  • On average, someone in the U.S. dies of stroke every 3 minutes and 14 seconds.
  • Nearly 47% of U.S. adults are estimated to have hypertension.
  • Stroke accounts for 17.5% of total cardiovascular disease deaths.

The Ralph L. Sacco Scholars Program in Brain Health

A transformative new career development opportunity jointly supported by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This prestigious scholarship aims to empower the next generation of researchers and practitioners with a focus on the prevention of brain diseases and advancement of brain health for all.

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Prevention Tools

Primary Prevention + Secondary Prevention + Healthy Living

80 percent of strokes are preventable. Use our tools to help your patients learn how.

Treatment Tools

2019 Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines + Stroke Simulation Scenarios + Stroke Warning Signs + EMS Training Courses

The sooner the treatment, the better the chance for recovery. Use our tools to teach a F.A.S.T. response.

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Recovery Tools

Stroke Rehab Guidelines, Making Informed Rehab Decisions + Self-Care + Emotional Support

Surviving a stroke is just the beginning. Tools to support survivors, their loved ones and caregivers.

Stroke Survivor 2 Survivor (SS2S)

SS2S is a complimentary telephone peer support program helping stroke survivors and their caregivers navigate the first couple of months after discharge.
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More Resources


AHA/ASA journals Stroke and Hypertension keep professionals up to date with the latest research.

Patient-friendly publications Stroke E-news and Together to End Stroke® e-Newsletter share stroke news and survivor stories.

Patient Resources

Stroke Family Warmline connects patients and families to support and information from ASA team members. Call 1-888-4-STROKE to reach our Warmline team.

Support Network joins patients and caregivers in an online community of sharing.

Tips for Daily Living Library lets survivors to share ideas for overcoming post-stroke lifestyle challenges.

Lifelong Learning Center

Continuing education and the latest evidence-based science for quality care.

Professional Membership

The Stroke Council advances the science of stroke prevention, treatment and recovery through research and education.

Quality Improvement

Get With The Guidelines Stroke Logo

Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke is a hospital-based program that supports continuous quality improvement and helps ensure adherence to the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines.

Target: Stroke logo

Target: Stroke℠ supports hospital teams' efforts to improve stroke outcomes through door-to-needle (DTN) times of 60 minutes or less.