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State Policies

Policies and regulations that guide stroke treatment vary widely by state.

State Arizona

Thanks to your help, we made big changes to stroke care in Arizona!

Arizona has enacted new emergency guidelines that improve stroke triage to increase survival rates and reduce long-term care costs.


Where else are we working?

Where else are we working?

Colorado

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in Colorado. See our work to ensure Colorado patients get to the right care.


Massachusetts

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in Massachusetts. See our work to ensure Massachusetts patients get to the right care.


Tennessee

Tennessee is part of the Stroke Belt, an area in the Southeastern United States with unusually high rates of stroke and cardiovascular disease. See our work to ensure Tennessee patients get to the right care.


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Stories

Stories

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Lauren’s Story: Surviving Stroke

Lauren was at the doctor’s office when her left side went numb and she blacked out.

Story

Christin’s Story: Surviving Stroke

Mother’s Day 2014. Christin Harris was sitting in church when she got a horrible headache.

Story

Hope’s Story: Surviving Stroke

If she had to have a stroke, Hope was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time. She knows others aren’t as lucky.

Latest News

Latest News

Blog Post

Five Ways to Support the Get Ahead of Stroke Campaign

A list of ways that you can take action today, this week, this month, or this year to help us galvanize the change stroke patients need nationwide.

Media Clips

Advocates push for more effective treatment for stroke patients

Stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year, according to the CDC

Blog Post

Five Myths About Stroke

In the next 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke; in the next four minutes, one stroke victim will die.

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