Welcome to Action on Stroke Month 2013
Action on Stroke Month is all about reaching out to stroke survivors and carers to help raise awareness of stroke.
This year see's us focus on the emotional impact of stroke on stroke survivors and carers. 'Feeling overwhelmed', the third report in our Life After Stroke campaign series which launched on 1 May 2013, highlights the emotional impact of stroke on survivors, their carers and families.
In the map below you can see the wide range of events and activities taking place across the UK (click on the flags below to find out more). We hope that you will join us at one near you. If there isn't currently an event happening near you, there's still time to organise your own. If your event is not on the map, please register it here.
Who is supporting us...
We’re delighted to have backing and support from celebrities, personalities and local political representatives for Action on Stroke Month. Click on the images to find out more about who is supporting us.
What can you do?
Join the discussion on Facebook, Twitter by using our hashtag '#strokemonth' or why not use one of these tweets:
> I support stroke survivors, their families and carers this #strokemonth. Show your support too and get involved! http://strk.org.uk/wBjIgN #strokemonth
> I’m taking action on stroke this month to get stroke the attention it deserves! Please RT to join me http://strk.org.uk/wBjIgN #strokemonth
- Why not volunteer in Action on Stroke Month? Visit our volunteering page to find out how.
- If you haven't already signed up to receive Action on Stroke Month updates through our regular newsletter, please sign up here.To see the latest newsletter, have a look at our news page.
- We are currently seeking support from local political representatives. You can contact your local political representatives to ask them to pledge their support for Action on Stroke Month. If you are a local representative please pledge your support here.
Volunteer photo competition - Win a digital camera
We’re looking to capture the spirit of Action on Stroke Month through the eyes of our fantastic volunteers. Win a digital camera by sending us your best photos from Action on Stroke Month events and activities. Find out how you can win a digital camera here.
- Action on Stroke Month press release.
Join the campaigners network...
You can get involved by signing up to our Campaigners' Network to receive regular updates about our UK wide campaigning work.