|Related to/Also known as||Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH)|
|Symptoms of Stroke
A stroke occurs because of disruption to the blood supply to a particular area of the brain, causing damage to that area of the brain.
Source: Stroke Association
|Useful national contacts||
UK Stroke Forum
Different Strokes (for younger stroke survivors)
Helpline: 0845 130 7172
Find your local support group:
|Online resources||Public Health England's Act FAST campaign
"Game your brain: the new benefits of neuroplasticity" (Wired magazine, May 2014)
Stroke (British Deaf Association video with BSL and text)
"Post-traumatic stress disorder common after stroke" (King's College London)
|News and events||Make May Purple for Stroke!
Visit our library to read The Successful Stroke Survivor: The new guide to functional recovery from stroke by Tom Balchin. Or have a look in your local library for this book.