If you have been affected by cardiac arrest and would like some support check out these online resources to support survivors, bystanders, and families of those affected by out of hospital cardiac arrest.
Speaking about an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest can be incredibly difficult and the impact of the event on the individual, their family and friends can be far-reaching. Life After Cardiac Arrest provides support, advice and information in a one-stop directory of real stories told by real people. Please check it out and share with your loved ones.
This free, confidential Advice Line service provides support and information for people living with lung disease, heart disease and stroke, and their families. If you or a family member has a question about your OHCA, then phone the helpline on 0808 801 0899 (free from landlines and mobile). The nurses are available to speak to Monday – Friday, 9.30am-4pm.
You can also speak to your GP about your concerns regarding recovery and life after experiencing a cardiac arrest.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest UK provides information about cardiac arrest and is a valuable resources for sharing stories, chatting, getting support and help on sudden cardiac arrest related issues. Check out their website below.