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Healthy Ways to Prevent Stroke Program Materials

* Healthy Ways to Prevent Stroke: A Guide for You

This educational booklet covers topics such as stroke warning signs and risk factors as well as information on ways to reduce risk through physical activity, healthy eating, quitting smoking, building strong social support networks and other healthy activities.

* Healthy Ways to Prevent Stroke in Your Community: A Facilitator's Guide

This training manual shows community members how to translate stroke prevention information into local action through discussion forums, walking clubs and circles of support. Examples of prevention activities are explained step by step, from planning an activity, to putting it into action and evaluating it. The guide also provides information on facilitation skills, working with groups, adult education principles and how to promote prevention activities using local media.

Limited free print copies of these resources are also available from the Self-Help Resource Centre. Call (416) 487-4355 or 1-888-283-8806 or email for more information.