living in the United States today—a number projected to increase to 10 million by 2030. Come Back Strong is the first-ever movement to spark change for the stroke community.
With your support, we will ignite a nationwide conversation to help others learn about stroke and provide support to millions of stroke survivors and their circle of support.
championed by National Stroke Association, providing stroke survivors with hope after stroke so they can begin their journey to recovery and Come Back Strong. The road to recovery looks different for everyone—but there is a road and there is a recovery—and it is emotional, physical, and spiritual.
We asked and listened to stroke survivors and caregivers across the U.S. While they told us personal stories of unique challenges and conquests, there was one common thread. Stroke hits as a sudden and shocking loss that eventually gives way to hope.
of the blue return symbol signifying the process of stroke recovery, hope, and survivorship.
The return symbol is intentionally left open, reflecting the drive of survivors to return to their former self and the opportunity that exists for a new normal.
Unlike other survivor communities, there had been no unified symbol, color or movement to provide strength and celebration to stroke survivors and their circle of care. Until now. Hear inspirational stories from our Come Back Strong Champions.