Around a third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression, and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. Our Emotional Support service can help.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Whether you've lost someone to a stroke suddenly or over time, death as a result of stroke can be very difficult to cope with. Find out how you can get support for this difficult period.
The Liverpool Emotional Support Services provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors and their carers in the City of Liverpool. Together, we can explore issues such as loss, adjustment, relationships, understanding guilt and anger, and building confidence and self-esteem.
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The Sheffield Emotional Support Service provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors, their carers and family members in the Sheffield area. Together with a qualified counsellor, service users can explore any issues arising from the effects of stroke such as loss, anxiety, anger, depression and relationship issues.
This guide talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
The Emotional Support Service is a pilot project in Northern Ireland and provides stroke survivors with free, professional one to one counselling support. The service is staffed by qualified counsellors who are trained in recognising, understanding and working with the emotional effects of stroke.
This guide is for anyone having emotional problems after a stroke. It's very common to have emotional problems such as anxiety, depression and emotionalism after a stroke. This guide helps you understand the reasons for this, suggests things you can do to help your recovery, and lists ways to get help.