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 Heart & Stroke NB leads the fight against heart disease and stroke 

Since 1966 the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick has led the fight against heart disease and stroke right here, at home. 

Active in communities across the province, Heart & Stroke NB is sustained by the commitment of our volunteers and donors. It is those commitments that allow us to continue to pursue our mission to promote health, save lives and enhance recovery  in

New Brunswick. 

Heart & Stroke NB is the only provincial foundation  that operates independently from Heart & Stroke Canada.

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 Heart Healthy Schools is a program created by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick to help children find new and exciting ways to lead healthier lives. Is your school a Heart Healthy School?

Heart Healthy Schools 

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Promote Health

A no charge, accessible health coaching program for adults in New Brunswick, Live Well | Bien Vivre supports clients throughout their wellness journey. Health Coaches meet in person or virtually to focus on building the skills needed to create achievable goals that result in healthy lifestyle changes.

Live Well | Bien Vivre 

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Promote Health

Stroke is a life-changing event. The common goal following stroke is recovery, which means regaining as much function and independence as possible. Heart & Stroke NB’s Stroke Navigation program is specifically designed to help  with this transition.

Stroke Navigation 

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Enhance Recovery

Discover the passionate people behind our work.

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Heart & Stroke NB has established the Cardiovascular Research Endowment which is a fund that is focused on providing support for New Brunswick based cardiovascular research. To date this fund had already provided financial support and endorsement to researchers in our province as we continue to lead the fight against heart disease and stroke. 

Research 

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Research

Heart & Stroke NB's annual provincial Stroke Conference provides continuuing education to healthcare providers across the province.  This conference works to bring together a leading group of stroke experts from across the country to share their knowledge and experience in stroke best practice and care.

Stroke Conference

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Enhance Recovery

Our Mission

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 Promote Health
We're collaborating with schools, communities, and policy makers, so that all New Brunswickers can lead healthier lives.

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 Save Lives
We're playing a leadership role in helping to enable faster, better, emergency response and treatment for cardiac, first aid, and stroke emergencies.

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 Enhance Recovery
 We’re working hard to enhance supports for those who have experienced stroke or are living with heart disease and their care partners.

Promote Health Facts 

  • More than 1 in 3 elementary schools in New Brunswick have participated in the Heart Healthy Schools program, which has impacted approximately 30,000 students so far. 
  • In 2022 75% of Live Well | Bien Vivre clients reported they learned how to set realistic goals and felt empowered to self-motivate.
  • Heart & Stroke NB is a founding member of the New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition, which is focused on action for smoke-free living in New Brunswick.

Heart & Stroke NB's Restart a Heart Program has placed 488 AEDs in locations throughout the province, saving the lives of 21 New Brunswickers.

Restart A Heart

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Save Lives Facts

  • Heart & Stroke NB trains 900 New Brunswickers First Aid & CPR each month.
  • The Restart a Heart program has placed 530 AEDs throughout the province, which have saved 21 lives.
  • Polling from our 2022 FAST campaign shows that 8 in 10 New Brunswickers know to cal 9-1-1 when a stroke occurs.

Enhance Recovery Facts

  • The Stroke Navigation program has helped more than 100 individuals living with Stroke.
  • Heart & Stroke NB has partnered with Bell Aliant Pioneers to provide over 400 Heart Pillows to New Brunswickers undergoing ope heart surgery. 
  • In 2022, more than 600 health professionals registered for our annual Stoke Conference.

Heart & Stroke NB has a network of over 250 First Aid & CPR instructors that provide life-saving training to New Brunswickers.

First Aid & CPR

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Save Lives

Each year Heart & Stroke NB runs the FAST campaign to raise awareness of the signs of stroke, and encourage New Brunswickers to call 9-1-1 to access timely, life saving care.

FAST Signs of Stroke

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Save Lives
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