Support Group Leader Resources

Support groups can help survivors and caregivers have meaningful lives after stroke.

Empowerment is at the heart of self-help or mutual-help groups. It can motivate passive patients to become thriving survivors and create new active roles.

Each stroke survivor faces a unique set of physical and emotional challenges. And each cope their own way. The warmth, acceptance and emotional support from a support group can often be the key to uncovering hidden strengths.

Stroke support groups allow survivors and caregivers to create meaningful lives after stroke.

Starting a Stroke Support Group

You can help organize a stroke support group or strengthen an existing one in your community. 

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Register Your Support Group

Already leading a stroke support group? Be sure to register with the ASA. Your registration assures the inclusion of your group information in our national stroke group registry so that stroke survivors and caregivers will see your group when searching in our stroke group finder.

Stroke Connection Articles

Read articles from Stroke Connection magazine about stroke support group ideas and successes across the country.

Meet the BH90210 cast and support our work! 

Love Beverly Hills, 90210 and the new show BH90210? You could meet the cast! They’re offering you the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles to get lunch with them in the real 90210, all to benefit the American Stroke Association®. The cast is offering this special experience through Omaze to honor their dear friend Luke Perry.  

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