World Stroke Day

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World Stroke Day is October 29.

Join millions around the world in spreading the word about secondary stroke prevention and treatment. One day together can help fight stroke 365 days a year.

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About one in four stroke survivors is at risk for another. Fortunately, most strokes can be preventable.
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When stroke strikes, every second counts. Need help remembering the warning signs? It’s easy with the F.A.S.T. Parody Video.
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Let’s talk about stroke — and how to recognize and prevent another one. Join the live Facebook Q&A on "Preventing Another Stroke" on 10/13 at 2pm CT and the Twitter #StrokeTalk on "Stroke Warning Signs & Treatment" on 10/19 at 1pm CT.
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Stroke is the #2 cause of death in the world.
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stroke heroes are everyday people fighting to end stroke.

Whether it’s a survivor determined to prevent another stroke, a healthcare professional who educates the public, a caregiver who works tirelessly to facilitate recovery or a student who learns how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T., we salute these courageous and compassionate individuals. Read the inspiring stories of our 2017 National Stroke Heroes now.

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