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RAPIDO: Promoting stroke awareness among Spanish speakers

New Acronym Identifies Signs of Stroke for Hispanic Community

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To help save lives and spread awareness, right click on the image below, click "save as" to download and use for digital/printed communications!

  • Embed the RAPID image into your newsletters, presentations, emails, websites, etc.
  • Print the RAPID poster to display in your offices, waiting rooms, clinic rooms etc.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston grants you permission to use, reproduce, and distribute RAPID, provided that you do not modify any of the content or format without prior permission. You may modify the color and add your institutions logo.

Please contactJennifer Beauchamp for additional permissions.

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Mental Health Resources

In addition to our COVID-19 resources, we provide mental health information and resources for stroke survivors and caregivers.

Please visit our Mental Health Program page for more information. 

UTHealth's Community Engagement Division offers general information, educational materials, and resources about stroke and brain health.

Mental Health Tips for Stroke Survivors During the Holidays

Additional Emotional Health Resources

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General Stroke Resources

The American Stroke Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular

diseases and stroke.

This page offers general information regarding stroke as well as links to resources and more information.

General Information About Clinical Trials

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For Informal Caregivers


Stroke Support Groups

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