A third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. If you are involved in planning or providing health and social care your role is crucial in helping stroke survivors and carers deal with the emotional impact of stroke which can be just as devastating as the physical.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
The Liverpool Emotional Support Services provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors and their carers in the City of Liverpool.
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 things that can help to treat them.
Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things to come to terms with. This leaflet explains why someone may not survive a stroke and provides further sources of support.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Find out how our Stroke Helpline and Information Service can help you.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on life after stroke.