BrainStormers Stroke Support Group

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BrainStormers is a monthly in-person gathering of Brain Aneurysm, AVM, Hemorrhagic or Ischemic Stroke survivors, caregivers and community members who want to be informed, empowered and supported in stroke education, prevention and recovery. Virtual attendance via Zoom is also available.

Meeting goals include:

  • Empowering participants by offering educational information and emotional support
  • Providing opportunities for shared personal experiences
  • Promoting good health and an improved quality of life
  • Providing information on community resources

For more information, contact us at or 904.202.0543.

To sign up, click on the calendar icon of the date you're interested in. There is no cost to attend and YMCA membership is not required.

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How can we improve?

BrainStormers is always looking for ways to better support those in our group. If you've attended one of our sessions before, we'd like to ask you a few, quick survey questions to see how we can best adjust our support group to make it more easily accessible to you.

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