Support recovery with My Stroke Guide

Stroke can change your life in an instant. Whether it’s happened to you or someone close to you, My Stroke Guide is here to help support recovery. 

My Stroke Guide connects you with others through our online community and provides you with information, and support, 24/7.

My Stroke Guide gives you free access to reliable information about different types of stroke, risk factors, and secondary conditions, as well as guidance on how to improve health and mental wellbeing.

You can find practical tools and over 200 helpful videos from the Stroke Association to help you to understand stroke and manage its effects. This includes a dedicated section for family and friends, which provides information on the impact of stroke and guidance on how to support a loved one.

Our online community and friendly forums are a great place to connect with others from the comfort of your own home. You can share your stroke experience, stories and tips, and find out how others manage recovery.

Join thousands of stroke survivors and carers.

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How My Stroke Guide can help

90% of users would recommend My Stroke Guide to others affected by stroke*. It provides resources and information to support the recovery of people affected by stroke. Discover the stories of stroke survivors and carers who have used My Stroke Guide, and how it has benefited them and their loved ones:

  • Hear how My Stroke Guide helped Claire realise there is life beyond stroke.
  • Find out how Bill benefited from the information about driving on My Stroke Guide.
  • Learn how Rick uses My Stroke Guide to practise communication skills.

* 8-week survey post-registration in which 150 of 168 people surveyed said they would recommend My Stroke Guide.

User leaflets

Read or download the following leaflets to support you or a loved one on My Stroke Guide:

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The Stroke Association would like to thank the Nominet Trust for their generous grant, originally enabling us to develop the content for the My Stroke Guide self-management tool.